A building or room of considerable size and stateliness, used for public purposes; as, Westminster Hall, in London.
The chief room in a castle or manor house, and in early times the only public room, serving as the place of gathering for the lord's family with the retainers and servants, also for cooking and eating. It was often contrasted with the bower, which was the private or sleeping apartment.
A vestibule, entrance room, etc., in the more elaborated buildings of later times.
Any corridor or passage in a building.
A name given to many manor houses because the magistrate's court was held in the hall of his mansion; a chief mansion house.
Cleared passageway in a crowd; -- formerly an exclamation.
Principal living quarters of a medieval castle or house. (Gies, Joseph and Francis. Life in a Medieval Castle, 226) Principal room in a house. Open Hall, one on ground floor open to the roof. Upper End, high table end, furthest from entrance. Lower End, adjacent to entrance and service department. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 412) Related terms: Castle
Hallertauer hops. I don't know how to spell Hallertauer, so I abbreviate it Hall. It's a German hop, good with Saaz in lagers.
Lobby leading from front entrance door
The principal room in a medieval house, open to the roof and heated by a fire on a central hearth (the smoke escaping through a vent in the roof). Out of fashion by the mid-l6th century.
an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open; "the elevators were at the end of the hall"
a large entrance or reception room or area
a large room for gatherings or entertainment; "lecture hall"; "pool hall"
a college or university building containing living quarters for students
the large room of a manor or castle
a large building used by a college or university for teaching or research; "halls of learning"
a large building for meetings or entertainment
a place or a building where people meet
A large building designed for concerts; also called a concert hall.
Principal room or building in complex.
Originally, a large building used as a meeting place, such as a town hall. The term has also become synonymous with "hallway", the latter being a relatively narrow passageway between rooms.
The main building used for domestic life
1. Lobby or entrance room. 2. A university building for a special purpose. 3. A hallway or corridor.
1. A corridor or passageway in a building. 2. A mediocre Milwaukee baseball player whom the Reds make look like Babe Ruth. 3. The place where Pete Rose should be.
Aula Principal room in a medieval house, used for meeting and dining. Often, servants would sleep in the hall. It often extended up to the roof. Before chimneys were introduced, there would be an open fire, often in the middle of the floor. The smoke would vent through gaps in the roof. Later, high status buildings were fitted with Louvres - pottery vents in the roof designed to extract the smoke. Pieces of a Louvre have been found at Hemyock Castle. The old medieval ceiling, roof beams, and walls of the great hall at Hemyock Castle are blackened by soot from open fires. See also Solar.
The name of the building in which Army meetings are held
A long narrow hall predicts a long period of worry. An entrance hall signifies petty vexations. A public hall suggest that you have been delaying an important decision.
The meanings attributed to the word hall have varied over the centuries, as social practices have changed. The word derives from the Old Teutonic (hallÃ¢), where it is associated with the idea of covering or concealing. In modern German it is Halle where it refers to a building but Saal where it refers to a large public room though the distinction is blurred:(Halle (Architektur) (de)).