- haller, albrecht von,
- hallervorden-spatz syndrome,
- halley's comet,
- halley, edmond,
- hallion's test,
Origin of halyard
Examples from the Web for halliard
More than likely it will be young Halliard himself that will come to the doorgracious!The Campers Out|Edward S. Ellis
I accordingly dashed forward to the mast, and, shipping the crank handle of the winch, hove away upon the halliard for dear life.A Pirate of the Caribbees|Harry Collingwood
We threw down the loose end of halliard, and began the descent.The Voodoo Gold Trail|Walter Walden
It was quite a heavy pull, but they all tallied on to a halliard at a time and got peak and throat up by stages.The Viking Blood|Frederick William Wallace
The next, and he came sliding down a halliard to his old perch.
Word Origin for halyard
"rope for hoisting sails," 1610s, from Middle English halier "a halyard" (late 14c.), also "a carrier, porter" (late 13c. in surnames), from halen "to haul" (see hale (v.)). Spelling influenced by yard "long beam that supports a sail" (see yard (n.2)).