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Hail

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Health, an exclamation of welcome, like the Latin Salve (Anglo-Saxon, hél, health; but hail = frozen rain is the Anglo-Saxon hœgl.)

All hail, Macbeth! Hail to thee, thane of Glaʹmis.”


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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Hagarenes
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Hag-knots
Hagring
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