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hail-fellow

[n. heyl-fel-oh; adj. heyl-fel-oh] /n. ˈheɪlˈfɛl oʊ; adj. ˈheɪlˌfɛl oʊ/
noun
1.
Also, hail fellow, hail-fellow well met. a spiritedly sociable person; jolly companion.
adjective
2.
sociable; heartily genial:
His hail-fellow manner helped him to advance in the sales force.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80
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