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Verb: hail  heyl
  1. Praise vociferously
    "The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein";
    - acclaim, herald
     
  2. Be a native of
    "She hails from Kalamazoo";
    - come
     
  3. Call for
    "hail a cab"
     
  4. Greet enthusiastically or joyfully
    - herald
     
  5. Precipitate as small ice particles
    "It hailed for an hour"
Noun: hail  heyl
  1. Precipitation of ice pellets when there are strong rising air currents
     
  2. Many objects thrown forcefully through the air
    "a hail of pebbles"; "a hail of bullets"
     
  3. Enthusiastic greeting

Sounds like: hairs, hahail

Derived forms: hails, hailing, hailed

Type of: applaud, article, be, call, come down, downfall, fall, greet, greeting, object, physical object, precipitate, precipitation, recognise [Brit], recognize, salutation, send for

Encyclopedia: Hail, Pennsylvania!