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halloo


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Halloo  \Hal*loo"\,  n.  [Perh.  fr  ah  +  lo  cf  AS  eal[=a],  G. 
  halloh,  F.  haler  to  set  (a  dog)  on  Cf  {Hollo},  interj.] 
  A  loud  exclamation;  a  call  to  invite  attention  or  to  incite  a 
  person  or  an  animal;  a  shout. 
 
  List!  List!  I  hear  Some  far  off  halloo  break  the  silent 
  air.  --Milton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Halloo  \Hal*loo"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Hallooed};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Halloing}.] 
  To  cry  out  to  exclaim  with  a  loud  voice;  to  call  to  a 
  person,  as  by  the  word  halloo. 
 
  Country  folks  hallooed  and  hooted  after  me  --Sir  P. 
  Sidney. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Halloo  \Hal*loo"\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  encourage  with  shouts. 
 
  Old  John  hallooes  his  hounds  again  --Prior. 
 
  2.  To  chase  with  shouts  or  outcries. 
 
  If  I  fly  .  .  .  Halloo  me  like  a  hare.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  call  or  shout  to  to  hail.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Halloo  \Hal*loo"\,  interj.  [OE.  halow.  See  {Halloo},  n.] 
  An  exclamation  to  call  attention  or  to  encourage  one 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  halloo 
  n  :  a  shout  to  attract  attention;  "he  gave  a  great  halloo  but  no 
  one  heard  him" 
  v  1:  urge  on  with  shouts,  of  dogs  in  a  hunt 
  2:  shout  halloo" 




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