hailstone

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noun hail·stone \ˈhāl-ˌstōn\

Definition of hailstone

  1. :  a pellet of hail

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First Known Use of hailstone

before 12th century


HAILSTONE Defined for English Language Learners

hailstone

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Definition of hailstone for English Language Learners

  • : a piece of hail


HAILSTONE Defined for Kids

hailstone

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noun hail·stone \ˈhāl-ˌstōn\

Definition of hailstone for Students

  1. :  a lump of hail



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