|1.||[ noun ] (writing) prolific United States writer (1822-1909)|
|2.||[ noun ] (physics,astronomy) United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938)|
|3.||[ noun ] (politics) American Revolutionary soldier hanged as a spy by the British; his last words were supposed to have been "I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country" (1755-1776)|
|4.||[ verb ] draw slowly or heavily|
|Synonyms:||drag haul cart|
"haul stones" "haul nets"
|Related terms:||pull bowse draw drag hauler|
|5.||[ verb ] to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"|
|Synonyms:||force coerce pressure squeeze|
"He squeezed her for information"
|Related terms:||compel drive bring_oneself terrorize steamroller bludgeon dragoon squeeze_for turn_up_the_heat pressure imperativeness compulsion power_play act|
|6.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 296|
|7.||[ adjective ] exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health|
"hale and hearty" "whole in mind and body" "a whole person again"