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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hoot  \Hoot\  (h[=oo]t),  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Hooted};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Hooting}.]  [OE.  hoten,  houten,  huten;  cf  OSw.  huta, 
  Sw  huta  ut  to  take  one  up  sharply,  fr  Sw  hut  interj., 
  begone!  cf  also  W.  hwt  off!  off  with  it!  away!  hoot!] 
  1.  To  cry  out  or  shout  in  contempt. 
 
  Matrons  and  girls  shall  hoot  at  thee  no  more 
  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  To  make  the  peculiar  cry  of  an  owl. 
 
  The  clamorous  owl  that  nightly  hoots.  --Shak. 




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