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EtymologyEdit

From Old English hæleþ (man, hero, fighter), from Proto-Germanic *haliþaz (man, hero), further etymology unknown. Cognate with West Frisian held (hero), Dutch held (hero), German Held (hero), Danish helt (hero), Swedish hjälte (hero), Norwegian hold (hero).

NounEdit

haleth (plural haleths)

  1. a warrior; hero; man