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hail-fellow-well-met

Very friendly, often obnoxiously or disingenuously so. I don't think George is as nice as he seems—he just strikes me as hail-fellow-well-met.

hale and hearty

Healthy. It's true that she was in the hospital a few weeks ago, but she's hale and hearty now.
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hale and hearty

Cliché healthy. The young infant was hale and hearty. The calf—hale and hearty—ran around the barnyard.
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hale-fellow-well-met

Fig. friendly to everyone; falsely friendly to everyone. (Usually said of males.) Yes, he's friendly, sort of hale-fellow-well-met. He's not a very sincere person. Hail-fellow-well-met—you know the type. What a pain he is. Good old Mr. Hail-fellow-well-met. What a phony!

hale and hearty

In robust good health, as in After her long bout with pneumonia, I was glad to see her hale and hearty. This redundant expression, since both hale and hearty here mean "healthy," probably survives owing to its pleasing alliteration. [Mid-1800s]
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hail-fellow-well-met

showing excessive familiarity.
1979 Steven Levenkron The Best Little Girl in the World Harold was accustomed to hail-fellow-well-met salesmen and deferential secretaries and even irate accountants.

hale and ˈhearty

(especially of old people) strong and healthy: She was still hale and hearty in her nineties.
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hale and hearty

Healthy and vigorous. This term, which dates from the mid-nineteenth century, is redundant, since hale and hearty both mean “healthy.” It survived, no doubt, because of its pleasing alliteration. Thomas Hardy used it in The Dynasts (1903): “We be the King’s men, hale and hearty.”
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The situation came to light when Mrs Haler's daughter, Toni Bewley, told the Daily Post that her mother had been told to be quiet during a service.
hala, supports this derivation of AN haler. For an overview of Norse-inspired nautical vocabulary, see Sayers 2005.
ML LABORATORIES has signed a deal with an undisclosed Japanese pharmaceutical company for marketing rights to its budesonide click haler to treat asthma.
Also, while having an employee dedicated to maintenance procedures can result in a more efficient haler operation, often a maintenance supervisor can be stretched too thin, spending more time ensuring that trucks are repaired rather than attending to the baler.
Transition panel chair Larry Haler, councilmember from Richland, Wash., told the Board that the current fiscal crisis is more than a short-term downturn.
Attorney General Mike Fisher, the sole Republican candidate following the withdrawal of state Treasurer Barbara Haler, and the Democratic candidates, state Auditor General Robert P.
When Haler and Hein (1984) tested this claim, they found that the gain in terms of forecast accuracy from the component procedure was not significant.
Peter Haler, chief executive of the Leasehold Enfranchisement Advisory Service (tel: 0171 493 3116) said: "If the residents are having problems we will happily visit them and offer what advice we can."
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Tenders are invited for Budesonide In Haler 100 Mcg
I wish Frances Haler could experience our service, we'd welcome her.
* Intervention: Subjects were ran domized to receive either a nicotine in haler or a matching placebo inhaler.
Also this year, Haler is introducing a 37-bottle, freestanding wine cellar featuring a unique flex-zone technology.
* Fred Haler, Lawtans, N.Y.: 1/16-scale model Oliver 77 diesel tractor donated by SpecCast Toys
The bowlines are being tightened at the stem of the ship, not-pace G-"pulled and hauled in." Note Anglo-Norman haler (39) 'haul' < ON hala.