Halse vs Halwe - What's the difference?

halse | halwe |


As nouns the difference between halse and halwe

is that halse is while halwe is (obsolete) a saint.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

halse

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) hals, from (etyl) .

Alternative forms

* (l) (Scotland)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (anatomy, archaic) The neck; the throat.
  • Derived terms
    * (l)

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) halsen, halchen, from (etyl) *.

    Alternative forms

    * (l) * (l) (dialectal) * (l), (l) (Scotland)

    Verb

    (hals)
  • (label) To fall upon the neck of; embrace.
  • *:
  • soo the Kyng took a lytel hackney and but fewe felauship with him vntyl he came vnto sir Tristrams pauelione / and whanne syre Trystram sawe the Kynge / he ranne vnto hym and wold haue holden his styrope / But the kynge lepte from his hors lyghtly / and eyther halsed other in armes

    Etymology 3

    From (etyl) halsen, . More at (l), (l).

    Verb

    (hals)
  • To greet; salute; hail.
  • To beseech; adjure.
  • Etymology 4

    From (etyl) .

    Alternative forms

    * (l)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Verb

    (hals)
  • (obsolete) To haul; to hoist.
  • Anagrams

    * * * * * * ----

    halwe

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A saint.
  • * Chaucer, ''The Canterbury Tales, Prologue, 13:14
  • And palmeres for to seken straunge strondes. To ferne halwes , kowthe in sondry londes.
    (Webster 1913)