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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of hale.

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Examples

  • I'm obviously not up to date with legal terms and I've never heard of 'haled'.

    Language

  • On the fourth day, lame and sore, scarcely able to see, so closed were his eyes, he was haled from his bunk by the nape of the neck and set to his duty.

    Chapter 13

  • Between records, Van Horn recollected the girl, and had her haled out of her dark hole in the lazarette to listen to the music.

    CHAPTER IX

  • So the men of Sunrise put an antiseptic dressing on his shoulder and haled him before Judge Lynch.

    BÂTARD

  • I have seen Harrison called from his bunk to put properly away a misplaced paintbrush, and the two watches below haled from their tired sleep to accompany him and see him do it.

    Chapter 16

  • I knew there were big deeds and wild doings behind that sigh, so I haled him into a corner, between a roulette outfit and a poker layout, and waited for his tongue to thaw.

    A HYPERBOREAN BREW

  • The house-boys were directed to fetch handcuffs, and, one by one, the Lunga runaways were haled down out of their trees and made fast.

    Chapter 11

  • I found it an intolerable nuisance, in the deeps of dreams across space and time, to be haled back to the sordid present by a despicable prison doctor pressing water to my lips.

    Chapter 18

  • And as though the horror of Borg's end were not enough, to be considered the murderer, and haled up for mob justice!

    CHAPTER 27

  • People haled into court normally go reluctantly, not expecting any such warm reception.

    2009 July | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS

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