Come from, originate from, as in He hails from Oklahoma. This term originally referred to the port from which a ship had sailed. [Mid-1800s]
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How to use hail from in a sentence
Why call a taxi when you can hail a Lyft to pick up visiting family and friends?
Elsewhere on the Internet, and often, Turkers butt heads over which tools work best, or what nation they hail from.Amazon’s Turkers Kick Off the First Crowdsourced Labor Guild|Kevin Zawacki|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They unleashed a hail of bullets to rival the final scene in ‘Bonnie and Clyde.’The Cleveland Cops Who Fired 137 Shots and Cried Victim|Michael Daly|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Victoria and Zoe Yin, who hail from Boston, were both deemed child prodigies at young ages.
The bulk of the premiere actually put an unexpected spin on the ripped-from-the-headlines story.‘Newsroom’ Premiere: Aaron Sorkin Puts CNN on Blast Over the Boston Bombing|Kevin Fallon|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But hail shall be in the descent of the forest, and the city shall be made very low.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Then he broke off, and when he next gave hint of his whereabouts, it was to hail us from the nearest point on the canyon rim.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Thickets were swept as with a great jagged scythe by the leaden hail which swept through them.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
He is the true soldier who knows how to die and stand his ground in the midst of a hail of bullets.Third class in Indian railways|Mahatma Gandhi
Slipping the cable once more, the lifeboat gallantly dashed into the thickest of the fight, and soon got within hail of the wreck.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne