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hollo


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hollo  \Hol*lo"\,  interj.  &  n.  [See  {Halloo},  and  cf  {Holla}.] 
  Ho  there  stop;  attend;  hence  a  loud  cry  or  a  call  to 
  attract  attention;  a  halloo. 
 
  And  every  day  for  food  or  play,  Came  to  the  mariner's 
  hollo.  --Coleridge. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hollo  \Hol"lo\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Holloed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Holloing}.]  [See  {Hollo},  interj.,  and  cf  {Halloo}.] 
  To  call  out  or  exclaim;  to  halloo.  This  form  is  now  mostly 
  replaced  by  {hello}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hollo 
  n  :  a  very  loud  utterance;  "his  bellow  filled  the  hallway"  [syn: 
  {bellow},  {bellowing},  {holla},  {holler},  {hollering},  {holloa}, 
  {roar},  {roaring},  {yowl},  {yowling}] 
  v  1:  encourage  somebody  by  crying  hollo 
  2:  cry  hollo 
  3:  utter  a  sudden  loud  cry;  "she  cried  with  pain  when  the 
  doctor  inserted  the  needle";  "I  yelled  to  her  from  the 
  window  but  she  couldn't  hear  me"  [syn:  {shout},  {shout  out}, 
  {cry},  {call},  {yell},  {scream},  {holler},  {squall}] 




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