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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hale /ˈhe(ə)l/
 (a.)強壯的,健壯的(vt.)猛拉,拖曳

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hale a. [Written also hail.]  Sound; entire; healthy; robust; not impaired; as, a hale body.
    Last year we thought him strong and hale.   --Swift.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hale, n. Welfare. [Obs.]
    All heedless of his dearest hale.   --Spenser.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hale v. t. [imp. & p. p. Haled p. pr. & vb. n. Haling.]  To pull; to drag; to haul.  See Haul.
    Easier both to freight, and to hale ashore.   --Milton.
    As some dark priest hales the reluctant victim.   --Shelley.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 hale
      adj : exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health; "hale and
            hearty"; "whole in mind and body"; "a whole person
            again" [syn: whole]
      n 1: a soldier of the American Revolution who was hanged as a spy
           by the British; his last words were supposed to have
           been `I only regret that I have but one life to give for
           my country' (1755-1776) [syn: Nathan Hale]
      2: United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are
         associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938) [syn: George
         Ellery Hale]
      3: prolific United States writer (1822-1909) [syn: Edward
         Everett Hale]
      v 1: to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical,
           moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a
           job in the city"; "He squeezed her for information"
           [syn: coerce, squeeze, pressure, force]
      2: draw slowly or heavily; "haul stones"; "haul nets" [syn: haul,
          cart, drag]