Definition of Halse

1. v. t. To embrace about the neck; to salute; to greet.



2. v. t. To haul; to hoist.

Definition of Halse

1. Noun. (anatomy archaic) The neck; the throat. ¹

2. Verb. (obsolete) To fall upon the neck of; embrace. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To greet; salute; hail. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To beseech; adjure. ¹

5. Noun. (alternative form of hawse) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Halse

1. to embrace [v HAULST or HALSED, HALSING, HALSES] - See also: embrace

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Halse

halosugars
halosulfite
halosulfites
halothane
halothane-ether azeotrope
halothane effect
halothane hepatitis
halothanes
halotolerant
halotrichite
haloxazolam
haloxyline
halp
halpace
halpaces
halse (current term)
halsed
halseman
halsen
halseny
halser
halsers
halses
halsing
halster
halsters
halt
halted
halter

Literary usage of Halse

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1890)
"FP 11 June, directs that ' malt-kilns erected by halse be confirmed, and those by Page [his principal rival] be suppressed;' and 17 Jan. ..."

2. Artists of the Nineteenth Century and Their Works: A Handbook Containing Two by Clara Erskine Clement Waters, Laurence Hutton (1879)
"halse, Or. (Brit.) A sculptor, residing and practicing his profession in London. As an artist, he is self-taught. He exhibits frequently at the Royal ..."

3. The Canadian Album: Men of Canada; Or, Success by Example, in Religion by John Castell Hopkins, W. J. Hunter (1895)
"His parents were John and Eliza halse, who removed to St. John, when he was two years ... Mr. halse was married, November 3rd, 1870, to Isabella, ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1900)
"The Occurrence of Tin-Ore at Sain Alto, Zacatecas, with Reference to Similar Deposits in San Luis Potosi and Durango, Mexico. BY EDWARD halse, PUERTO ..."

5. The Weekly Reporter by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords, Great Britain. Privy Council, Great Britain. Supreme Court of Judicature (1901)
"halse & Co., and contained the following passage : " All things sold by us are placed on view for two days preceding the sale and.our rooms are open to all, ..."

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