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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Hell \Hell\, verb (used with an object) To overwhelm. [Obs.] --Spenser.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Hell \Hell\, noun [AS. hell; akin to D. hel, OHG. hella, G. h["o]lle, Icel. hal, Sw. helfvete, Dan. helvede, Goth. halja, and to AS. helan to conceal. ???. Cf. {Hele}, verb (used with an object), {Conceal}, {Cell}, {Helmet}, {Hole}, {Occult}.]

1. The place of the dead, or of souls after death; the grave; -- called in Hebrew sheol, and by the Greeks hades.

He descended into hell. --Book of Common Prayer.

Thou wilt not leave my soul in hell. --Ps. xvi. 10.

2. The place or state of punishment for the wicked after death; the abode of evil spirits. Hence, any mental torment; anguish. "Within him hell." --Milton.

It is a knell That summons thee to heaven or to hell. --Shak.

3. A place where outcast persons or things are gathered; as: (a) A dungeon or prison; also, in certain running games, a place to which those who are caught are carried for detention. (b) A gambling house. "A convenient little gambling hell for those who had grown reckless." --W. Black. (c) A place into which a tailor throws his shreds, or a printer his broken type. --Hudibras.

{Gates of hell}. (Script.) See {Gate}, noun, 4.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

hell

noun

1: any place of pain and turmoil; "the hell of battle"; "the inferno of the engine room"; "when you're alone Christmas is the pits"; [syn: {hell}, {hell on earth}, {hellhole}, {snake pit}, {the pits}, {inferno}]

2: a cause of difficulty and suffering; "war is hell"; "go to blazes" [syn: {hell}, {blaze}]

3: (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment; "Hurl'd headlong...To bottomless perdition, there to dwell"- John Milton; "a demon from the depths of the pit"; "Hell is paved with good intentions"-Dr. Johnson [syn: {Hell}, {perdition}, {Inferno}, {infernal region}, {nether region}, {pit}] [ant: {Heaven}]

4: (religion) the world of the dead; "No one goes to Hades with all his immense wealth"-Theognis [syn: {Hell}, {Hades}, {infernal region}, {netherworld}, {Scheol}, {underworld}]

5: violent and excited activity; "they began to fight like sin" [syn: {sin}, {hell}]

6: noisy and unrestrained mischief; "raising blazes" [syn: {hell}, {blaze}]


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