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Hell

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(1):

(v. t.) The place or state of punishment for the wicked after death; the abode of evil spirits. Hence, any mental torment; anguish.

(2):

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

(3):

(v. t.) A place where outcast persons or things are gathered

(4):

(v. t.) A gambling house.

(5):

(v. t.) A place into which a tailor throws his shreds, or a printer his broken type.

(6):

(v. t.) To overwhelm.

(7):

(v. t.) A dungeon or prison; also, in certain running games, a place to which those who are caught are carried for detention.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Hell'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/h/hell.html. 1828.

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