all hail

interjection

Definition of all hail

used to express greeting, welcome, or acclamation

First Known Use of all hail

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“All hail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/all%20hail. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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