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hall Idioms & Phrases


asaph hall

  • noun United States astronomer who discovered Phobos and Deimos (the two satellites of Mars) (1829-1907)
    Hall.
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assembly hall

  • noun a hall where many people can congregate
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beer hall

  • noun a hall or barroom featuring beer and (usually) entertainment
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billiard hall

  • noun a room in which billiards is played
    billiard parlor; billiard saloon; billiard room; billiard parlour.
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charles francis hall

  • noun United States explorer who led three expeditions to the Arctic (1821-1871)
    Hall.
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charles martin hall

  • noun United States chemist who developed an economical method of producing aluminum from bauxite (1863-1914)
    Hall.
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city hall

  • noun a building that houses administrative offices of a municipal government
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concert hall

  • noun a hall where concerts are given
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cyrus hall mccormick

  • noun United States inventor and manufacturer of a mechanical harvester (1809-1884)
    Cyrus McCormick; McCormick.
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dance hall

  • noun large room used mainly for dancing
    dance palace; ballroom.
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dining-hall

  • noun a large room at a college or university; used especially for dining
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entrance hall

  • noun a large entrance or reception room or area
    anteroom; hall; antechamber; vestibule; foyer; lobby.
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exhibition hall

  • noun a large hall for holding exhibitions
    exhibition area.
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g. stanley hall

  • noun United States child psychologist whose theories of child psychology strongly influenced educational psychology (1844-1924)
    G. Stanley Hall; Hall.
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granville stanley hall

  • noun United States child psychologist whose theories of child psychology strongly influenced educational psychology (1844-1924)
    G. Stanley Hall; Hall.
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great hall

  • noun the principal hall in a castle or mansion; can be used for dining or entertainment
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hall of fame

  • noun a building containing trophies honoring famous people
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hall of residence

  • noun a university dormitory
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hall pass

  • noun written permission from a teacher for a student to be out the classroom and in the halls of the school
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hall porter

  • noun someone who guards an entrance
    ostiary; gatekeeper; door guard; doorkeeper; doorman; porter.
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hall's honeysuckle

  • noun a variety of Japanese honeysuckle that grows like a vine; established as an aggressive escape in southeastern United States
    Lonicera japonica halliana.
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hall-mark

Hall"-mark` noun
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  1. The official stamp of the Goldsmiths' Company and other assay offices, in the United Kingdom, on gold and silver articles, attesting their purity. Also used figuratively; -- as, a word or phrase lacks the hall-mark of the best writers.
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hiring hall

  • noun a union-operated placement office where jobs are allotted to applicants according to seniority or rotation
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independence hall

  • noun the building in Philadelphia where the Declaration of Independence was signed
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Judgment hall

  • a hall where courts are held.
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manor hall

  • noun the large room of a manor or castle
    hall.
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marguerite radclyffe hall

  • noun English writer whose novel about a lesbian relationship was banned in Britain for many years (1883-1943)
    Hall; Marguerite Radclyffe Hall.
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mess hall

  • noun a (large) military dining room where service personnel eat or relax
    mess.
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moot-hall

Moot"-hall`, Moot"-house` noun (Also<
  • Moot-hall
  • Moot-house
)
Etymology
AS. moths.
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  1. A hall for public meetings; a hall of judgment. Obs. "The moot-hall of Herod." Wyclif.
Webster 1913

Music hall

  • noun a theater in which vaudeville is staged
    vaudeville theater; vaudeville theatre.
  • noun a variety show with songs and comic acts etc.
    vaudeville.
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  • a place for public musical entertainments.
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national baseball hall of fame

  • noun a Hall of Fame and museum in Cooperstown, New York, honoring great baseball players
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radclyffe hall

  • noun English writer whose novel about a lesbian relationship was banned in Britain for many years (1883-1943)
    Hall; Marguerite Radclyffe Hall.
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residence hall

  • noun a college or university building containing living quarters for students
    dormitory; dorm; hall; student residence.
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study hall

  • noun a period of time during the school day that is set aside for study
  • noun a classroom reserved for study
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tammany hall

  • noun a political organization within the Democratic Party in New York City (late 1800's and early 1900's) seeking political control by corruption and bossism
    Tammany; Tammany Society.
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town hall

  • noun a government building that houses administrative offices of a town government
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wool-hall

Wool"-hall` noun
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  1. A trade market in the woolen districts. Eng.
Webster 1913