Holed vs Haled - What's the difference?

holed | haled |

As verbs the difference between holed and haled

is that holed is (hole) while haled is (hale).




  • (hole)
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    (wikipedia hole)


    (en noun)
  • A hollow place or cavity; an excavation; a pit; an opening in or through a solid body, a fabric, etc.; a perforation; a rent; a fissure.
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  • *(Bible), 2 (w) xii.9:
  • *:The priest took a chest, and bored a hole in the lid.
  • *(William Shakespeare) (c.1564–1616)
  • *:the holes where eyes should be
  • * (1809-1892)
  • *:The blind walls were full of chinks and holes .
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  • *:Orion hit a rabbit once; but though sore wounded it got to the bury, and, struggling in, the arrow caught the side of the hole and was drawn out. Indeed, a nail filed sharp is not of much avail as an arrowhead; you must have it barbed, and that was a little beyond our skill.
  • #An opening in a solid.
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  • (lb) In games.
  • #(lb) A subsurface standard-size hole, also called cup, hitting the ball into which is the object of play. Each hole, of which there are usually eighteen as the standard on a full course, is located on a prepared surface, called the green, of a particular type grass.
  • #(lb) The part of a game in which a player attempts to hit the ball into one of the holes.
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  • #(lb) The rear portion of the defensive team between the shortstop and the third baseman.
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  • #(lb) A square on the board, with some positional significance, that a player does not, and cannot in future, control with a friendly pawn.
  • #(lb) A card (also called a hole card ) dealt face down thus unknown to all but its holder; the status in which such a card is.
  • An excavation pit or trench.
  • (lb) A weakness, a flaw
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  • *2011 , - (We Are Young)
  • *:But between the drinks and subtle things / The holes in my apologies, you know /
  • (lb) A container or receptacle.
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  • (lb) In semiconductors, a lack of an electron in an occupied band behaving like a positively charged particle.
  • (lb) A security vulnerability in software which can be taken advantage of by an exploit.
  • (lb) An orifice, in particular the anus.
  • Solitary confinement, a high-security prison cell often used as punishment.
  • (lb) An undesirable place to live or visit; a hovel.
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  • (lb) Difficulty, in particular, debt.
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  • Synonyms

    * See also * (solitary confinement) administrative segregation, AdSeg, block (UK), cooler (UK), hotbox, lockdown, pound, SCU, security housing unit, SHU, special handling unit

    Derived terms

    * ace in the hole * arsehole, asshole * black hole * bolthole * bullet hole * burn a hole in one's pocket * button hole * cakehole * countersunk hole * cubby hole * donut hole * dry hole * electron hole * fox-hole, fox hole, foxhole * glory hole * gnamma hole {{rel-mid3} * gunk-hole * hellhole * hole in one * hole-in-the-wall * hole punch * hole state * holey * in the hole * keyhole * know one's ass from a hole in the ground * loophole * man-hole, manhole * mouse-hole, mousehole * nineteenth hole * pesthole * pigeonhole * pilot hole * poophole * pothole * pritchel hole * rathole * sink hole * sound hole * toad-in-the-hole * top-hole * touch hole * watering hole * white hole * wonky hole


  • To make holes in (an object or surface).
  • (by extension) To destroy.
  • To go or get into a hole.
  • (Ben Jonson)
  • To cut, dig, or bore a hole or holes in.
  • to hole a post for the insertion of rails or bars
  • To drive into a hole, as an animal, or a billiard ball or golf ball.
  • (hele)
  • Derived terms

    * holeable * holer * hole up


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  • (hale)
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    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) .


  • (archaic) Health, welfare.
  • * Spenser
  • All heedless of his dearest hale .

    Etymology 2

    Representing a Northern dialectal form of (etyl) .


  • Sound, entire, healthy; robust, not impaired.
  • * Jonathan Swift
  • Last year we thought him strong and hale .
  • * 1883 , (Howard Pyle), (The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood)
  • "Good morrow to thee, jolly fellow," quoth Robin, "thou seemest happy this merry morn."
    "Ay, that am I," quoth the jolly Butcher, "and why should I not be so? Am I not hale in wind and limb? Have I not the bonniest lass in all Nottinghamshire? And lastly, am I not to be married to her on Thursday next in sweet Locksley Town?"
    * unhale
    Usage notes
    * Now rather uncommon, except in the stock phrase "hale and hearty".

    Etymology 3

    From (etyl) halen, from (etyl) haler, from (etyl) ‘upright beam on a loom’). Doublet of (l).


  • To drag, pull, especially forcibly.
  • * , II.6:
  • For I had beene vilely hurried and haled by those poore men, which had taken the paines to carry me upon their armes a long and wearysome way, and to say truth, they had all beene wearied twice or thrice over, and were faine to shift severall times.
  • * 1820 , (Percy Bysshe Shelley), , :
  • The wingless, crawling hours, one among whom / As some dark Priest hales the reluctant victim / Shall drag thee, cruel King, to kiss the blood.
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  • He tried to persuade Cicely to stay away from the ball-room for a fourth dance..
  • * 1992 , (Hilary Mantel), (A Place of Greater Safety) , Harper Perennial, 2007, page 262:
  • They will hale the King to Paris, and have him under their eye.


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