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all hail

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interjection Archaic.
  1. a salutation of greeting or welcome.
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Origin of all hail

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400
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Historical Examples

  • He then parodied the All-hail of the witches to Macbeth, addressing himself to me.

    Life Of Johnson, Volume 5

    Boswell

  • He was practising what I always think of as his celluloid smile, whispering, and all-hail with everybody.


British Dictionary definitions for all hail

all hail

interjection
  1. an archaic greeting or salutation
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Word Origin

C14, literally: all health (to someone)
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