hail

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1 hail /ˈheɪl/ noun
1 hail
/ˈheɪl/
noun
Learner's definition of HAIL
[noncount] : pieces of ice that fall from clouds like rain
[singular] : a large number of small hard objects (such as bullets or stones) flying or falling together
often used figuratively
2 hail /ˈheɪl/ verb
hails; hailed; hailing
2 hail
/ˈheɪl/
verb
hails; hailed; hailing
Learner's definition of HAIL
[no object]
used with it to say that hail is falling
compare 3hail
3 hail /ˈheɪl/ verb
hails; hailed; hailing
3 hail
/ˈheɪl/
verb
hails; hailed; hailing
Learner's definition of HAIL
[+ object]
: to speak of or welcome (someone or something) with praise or enthusiasm
often used as (be) hailed
: to call out in order to stop or get the attention of (someone or something)
see also hailing distance

hail from

[phrasal verb]
hail from (a place)
: to have been born or raised in (a place) : to come from (a place)
compare 2hail
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