Halse (?), v. t. [AS. healsian.]

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.

 

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Halse, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Halsed (h?lst); p. pr. & vb. n. Halsing.] [Cf. Hawser.]

To haul; to hoist.

[Obs.]

 

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