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hail from

Definition of hail from

  1. :  to have been born or raised in (a place) :  to come from (a place) <He hails from a small town in western Kansas.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  precipitation in the form of small balls or lumps usually consisting of concentric layers of clear ice and compact snow

    :  something that gives the effect of a shower of hail

  1. :  to precipitate hail

    :  to pour down or strike like hail

  1. : used as a salutation

    : used to express acclamation

  1. :  salute, greet

    :  to greet with enthusiastic approval :  acclaim

    :  to greet or summon by calling

  1. :  an exclamation of greeting or acclamation

    :  a calling to attract attention

    :  hearing distance

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to proceed clumsily or ineffectually

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