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hie


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hie  \Hie\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Hied};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Hying}.] 
  [OE.  hien,  hihen,  highen,  AS  higian  to  hasten,  strive;  cf 
  L.  ciere  to  put  in  motion,  call  upon  rouse,  Gr  ?  to  go  E. 
  cite.] 
  To  hasten;  to  go  in  haste;  --  also  often  with  the  reciprocal 
  pronoun.  [Rare,  except  in  poetry]  ``My  husband  hies  him 
  home.''  --Shak. 
 
  The  youth,  returning  to  his  mistress,  hies.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hie  \Hie\,  n. 
  Haste;  diligence.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hie 
  v  :  step  on  it  "He  rushed  down  the  hall  to  receive  his  guests"; 
  "The  cars  raced  down  the  street"  [syn:  {rush},  {hotfoot}, 
  {hasten},  {speed},  {race},  {pelt  along},  {rush  along},  {cannonball 
  along},  {bucket  along},  {belt  along}]  [ant:  {linger}] 




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