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Halse meaning

Halse - 3 dictionary results

  1. 1. To embrace about the neck; to salute; to greet.
  2. 2. To adjure; to beseech; to entreat.
  3. 3. To haul; to hoist.

Halse - examples of usage

  1. " Yes- Halse; and I know the town well enough to conduct you, if not to the house itself, still to its immediate neighbourhood. - "What Will He Do With It, Book 10.", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
  2. A thievisher knave is not on- live, more filching, nor more false; Many a truer man than he has hanged up by the halse; And thou, his dame- of all his theft thou art the sole receiver; For Hodge to catch, and thou to keep, I never knew none better! - "Gammer Gurton's Needle", Mr. S. Mr. of Art.
  3. The younger branch of my readers may thus form some faint idea of what a bold and straight- forward friend of the people had to encounter in the year 1816. While this cry was yet at its height, I wrote to Sir Francis Burdett, who was then staying at Brighton, with General Halse, the Aid- de- Camp of the Prince Regent, and I informed him of the resolution which had been passed, requesting him, at the same time, to present the petition to the Prince Regent, a copy of which and of the resolutions, I enclosed to him as they were published in the Statesman newspaper. - "Memoirs of Henry Hunt, Esq. Volume 3", Henry Hunt.
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