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Crossword Puzzle Solutions for: H?L?

hale

hale
(a.) Sound; entire; healthy; robust; not impaired; as, a hale body.
(n.) Welfare.
(v. t.) To pull; to drag; to haul.

half

half
(a.) Consisting of a moiety, or half; as, a half bushel; a half hour; a half dollar; a half view.
(a.) Consisting of some indefinite portion resembling a half; approximately a half, whether more or less; partial; imperfect; as, a half dream; half knowledge.
(a.) Part; side; behalf.
(a.) One of two equal parts into which anything may be divided, or considered as divided; -- sometimes followed by of; as, a half of an apple.
(adv.) In an equal part or degree; in some pa/ appro/mating a half; partially; imperfectly; as, half-colored, half done, half-hearted, half persuaded, half conscious.
(v. t.) To halve. [Obs.] See Halve.

halk

halk
(n.) A nook; a corner.

hall

hall
(n.) A building or room of considerable size and stateliness, used for public purposes; as, Westminster Hall, in London.
(n.) The chief room in a castle or manor house, and in early times the only public room, serving as the place of gathering for the lord's family with the retainers and servants, also for cooking and eating. It was often contrasted with the bower, which was the private or sleeping apartment.
(n.) A vestibule, entrance room, etc., in the more elaborated buildings of later times.
(n.) Any corridor or passage in a building.
(n.) A name given to many manor houses because the magistrate's court was held in the hall of his mansion; a chief mansion house.
(n.) A college in an English university (at Oxford, an unendowed college).
(n.) The apartment in which English university students dine in common; hence, the dinner itself; as, hall is at six o'clock.
(n.) Cleared passageway in a crowd; -- formerly an exclamation.

halm

halm
(n.) Same as Haulm.

halo

halo
(n.) A luminous circle, usually prismatically colored, round the sun or moon, and supposed to be caused by the refraction of light through crystals of ice in the atmosphere. Connected with halos there are often white bands, crosses, or arches, resulting from the same atmospheric conditions.
(n.) A circle of light; especially, the bright ring represented in painting as surrounding the heads of saints and other holy persons; a glory; a nimbus.
(n.) An ideal glory investing, or affecting one's perception of, an object.
(n.) A colored circle around a nipple; an areola.
(v. t. & i.) To form, or surround with, a halo; to encircle with, or as with, a halo.

halp

halp
(imp.) Helped.

hals

hals
(n.) The neck or throat.

halt

halt
3d pers. sing. pres. of Hold, contraction for holdeth.
(a.) Halting or stopping in walking; lame.
(a.) To walk lamely; to limp.
(a.) To have an irregular rhythm; to be defective.
(n.) A stop in marching or walking, or in any action; arrest of progress.
(n.) The act of limping; lameness.
(v. i.) To hold one's self from proceeding; to hold up; to cease progress; to stop for a longer or shorter period; to come to a stop; to stand still.
(v. i.) To stand in doubt whether to proceed, or what to do; to hesitate; to be uncertain.
(v. t.) To cause to cease marching; to stop; as, the general halted his troops for refreshment.

held

held
Imp. & p. p. of Hold.
(imp. & p. p.) of Hold

hele

hele
(n.) Health; welfare.
(v. t.) To hide; to cover; to roof.

hell

hell
(v. t.) The place of the dead, or of souls after death; the grave; -- called in Hebrew sheol, and by the Greeks hades.
(v. t.) The place or state of punishment for the wicked after death; the abode of evil spirits. Hence, any mental torment; anguish.
(v. t.) A place where outcast persons or things are gathered
(v. t.) A dungeon or prison; also, in certain running games, a place to which those who are caught are carried for detention.
(v. t.) A gambling house.
(v. t.) A place into which a tailor throws his shreds, or a printer his broken type.
(v. t.) To overwhelm.

helm

helm
(n.) See Haulm, straw.
(n.) The apparatus by which a ship is steered, comprising rudder, tiller, wheel, etc.; -- commonly used of the tiller or wheel alone.
(n.) The place or office of direction or administration.
(n.) One at the place of direction or control; a steersman; hence, a guide; a director.
(n.) A helve.
(n.) A helmet.
(n.) A heavy cloud lying on the brow of a mountain.
(v. t.) To steer; to guide; to direct.
(v. t.) To cover or furnish with a helm or helmet.

help

help
(v. i.) To lend aid or assistance; to contribute strength or means; to avail or be of use; to assist.
(v. t.) To furnish with strength or means for the successful performance of any action or the attainment of any object; to aid; to assist; as, to help a man in his work; to help one to remember; -- the following infinitive is commonly used without to; as, "Help me scale yon balcony."
(v. t.) To furnish with the means of deliverance from trouble; as, to help one in distress; to help one out of prison.
(v. t.) To furnish with relief, as in pain or disease; to be of avail against; -- sometimes with of before a word designating the pain or disease, and sometimes having such a word for the direct object.
(v. t.) To change for the better; to remedy.
(v. t.) To prevent; to hinder; as, the evil approaches, and who can help it?
(v. t.) To forbear; to avoid.
(v. t.) To wait upon, as the guests at table, by carving and passing food.
(v. t.) Strength or means furnished toward promoting an object, or deliverance from difficulty or distress; aid; ^; also, the person or thing furnishing the aid; as, he gave me a help of fifty dollars.
(v. t.) Remedy; relief; as, there is no help for it.
(v. t.) A helper; one hired to help another; also, thew hole force of hired helpers in any business.
(v. t.) Specifically, a domestic servant, man or woman.

hila

hila
(anatomy) a depression or fissure where vessels or nerves or ducts enter a bodily organ; "the hilus of the kidney"
The scar on certain seeds marking its point of attachment to the funicle
The nucleus of a starch grain

hile

hile
(n.) Same as Hilum.
(v. t.) To hide. See Hele.

hill

hill
(n.) A natural elevation of land, or a mass of earth rising above the common level of the surrounding land; an eminence less than a mountain.
(n.) The earth raised about the roots of a plant or cluster of plants. [U. S.] See Hill, v. t.
(v. t.) A single cluster or group of plants growing close together, and having the earth heaped up about them; as, a hill of corn or potatoes.
(v. t.) To surround with earth; to heap or draw earth around or upon; as, to hill corn.

hilt

hilt
(n.) A handle; especially, the handle of a sword, dagger, or the like.

hold

hold
(n.) The whole interior portion of a vessel below the lower deck, in which the cargo is stowed.
(n.) The act of holding, as in or with the hands or arms; the manner of holding, whether firm or loose; seizure; grasp; clasp; gripe; possession; -- often used with the verbs take and lay.
(n.) The authority or ground to take or keep; claim.
(n.) Binding power and influence.
(n.) Something that may be grasped; means of support.
(n.) A place of confinement; a prison; confinement; custody; guard.
(n.) A place of security; a fortified place; a fort; a castle; -- often called a stronghold.
(n.) A character [thus /] placed over or under a note or rest, and indicating that it is to be prolonged; -- called also pause, and corona.
(n. i.) In general, to keep one's self in a given position or condition; to remain fixed. Hence:
(n. i.) Not to more; to halt; to stop;-mostly in the imperative.
(n. i.) Not to give way; not to part or become separated; to remain unbroken or unsubdued.
(n. i.) Not to fail or be found wanting; to continue; to last; to endure a test or trial; to abide; to persist.
(n. i.) Not to fall away, desert, or prove recreant; to remain attached; to cleave;-often with with, to, or for.
(n. i.) To restrain one's self; to refrain.
(n. i.) To derive right or title; -- generally with of.
(v. t.) To cause to remain in a given situation, position, or relation, within certain limits, or the like; to prevent from falling or escaping; to sustain; to restrain; to keep in the grasp; to retain.
(v. t.) To retain in one's keeping; to maintain possession of, or authority over; not to give up or relinquish; to keep; to defend.
(v. t.) To have; to possess; to be in possession of; to occupy; to derive title to; as, to hold office.
(v. t.) To impose restraint upon; to limit in motion or action; to bind legally or morally; to confine; to restrain.
(v. t.) To maintain in being or action; to carry on; to prosecute, as a course of conduct or an argument; to continue; to sustain.
(v. t.) To prosecute, have, take, or join in, as something which is the result of united action; as to, hold a meeting, a festival, a session, etc.; hence, to direct and bring about officially; to conduct or preside at; as, the general held a council of war; a judge holds a court; a clergyman holds a service.
(v. t.) To receive and retain; to contain as a vessel; as, this pail holds milk; hence, to be able to receive and retain; to have capacity or containing power for.
(v. t.) To accept, as an opinion; to be the adherent of, openly or privately; to persist in, as a purpose; to maintain; to sustain.
(v. t.) To consider; to regard; to esteem; to account; to think; to judge.
(v. t.) To bear, carry, or manage; as he holds himself erect; he holds his head high.

hole

hole
(a.) Whole.
(n.) A hollow place or cavity; an excavation; a pit; an opening in or through a solid body, a fabric, etc.; a perforation; a rent; a fissure.
(n.) An excavation in the ground, made by an animal to live in, or a natural cavity inhabited by an animal; hence, a low, narrow, or dark lodging or place; a mean habitation.
(n.) To cut, dig, or bore a hole or holes in; as, to hole a post for the insertion of rails or bars.
(n.) To drive into a hole, as an animal, or a billiard ball.
(v. i.) To go or get into a hole.

holm

holm
(n.) A common evergreen oak, of Europe (Quercus Ilex); -- called also ilex, and holly.
(n.) An islet in a river.
(n.) Low, flat land.

holp

holp
Alt. of Holpen
(imp.) of Help

hols

hols
Time off school. An abbreviation of holidays

holt

holt
3d pers. sing. pres. of Hold, contr. from holdeth.
(n.) A piece of woodland; especially, a woody hill.
(n.) A deep hole in a river where there is protection for fish; also, a cover, a hole, or hiding place.

holy

holy
(superl.) Set apart to the service or worship of God; hallowed; sacred; reserved from profane or common use; holy vessels; a holy priesthood.
(superl.) Spiritually whole or sound; of unimpaired innocence and virtue; free from sinful affections; pure in heart; godly; pious; irreproachable; guiltless; acceptable to God.
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