Definition of Hailing

1. Verb. (present participle of hail) ¹



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Definition of Hailing

1. hail [v] - See also: hail

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hailing

haikus
hail
hail-fellow
hail-fellow-well-met
hail and ride
hail fellow well met
hail from
hail storm
hail storms
hailed
hailer
hailers
hailest
hailier
hailiest
hailing (current term)
haillike
hails
hailse
hailshot
hailshots
hailstone
hailstones
hailstorm
hailstorms
haily
haimish
hain
hain't
hainch

Literary usage of Hailing

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1. The Bookman (1903)
"The play is a fantasy that keeps common sense always within hailing distance. Some feared we Americans might miss the point because caste with us is so ..."

2. Travels in Central Africa, and Explorations of the Western Nile Tributaries by John Petherick, Katherine Harriet Edlman Petherick (1869)
"... hailing THE RETS. Saw the first tamarind trees since our departure from Khartoum. Several crocodiles were basking in the sun on a long low island. ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1868)
"Notes on Seal- and Whale-Fishings as prosecuted by the North-Sea Fleet, hailing from Dundee. ... hailing ..."

4. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Gospel According to St. Luke by Alfred Plummer (1896)
"Would the Romans have allowed this popular Teacher to enter the city a second time with a tumultuous crowd hailing Him as King? 45, 46. ..."

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