Definition of Hell

  • (v. t.) The place of the dead, or of souls after death; the grave; -- called in Hebrew sheol, and by the Greeks hades.
  • (v. t.) The place or state of punishment for the wicked after death; the abode of evil spirits. Hence, any mental torment; anguish.
  • (v. t.) A place where outcast persons or things are gathered
  • (v. t.) A dungeon or prison; also, in certain running games, a place to which those who are caught are carried for detention.
  • (v. t.) A gambling house.
  • (v. t.) A place into which a tailor throws his shreds, or a printer his broken type.
  • (v. t.) To overwhelm.

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