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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Halse v. t.
 1. To embrace about the neck; to salute; to greet. [Obs.]
 Each other kissed glad
 And lovely halst.   --Spenser.
 2. To adjure; to beseech; to entreat. [Obs.]
 O dere child, I halse thee,
 In virtue of the Holy Trinity.   --Chaucer.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Halse, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Halsed p. pr. & vb. n. Halsing.]  To haul; to hoist. [Obs.]