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hoy


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hoy  \Hoy\,  n.  [D.  heu,  or  Flem.  hui.]  (Naut.) 
  A  small  coaster  vessel,  usually  sloop-rigged,  used  in 
  conveying  passengers  and  goods  from  place  to  place  or  as  a 
  tender  to  larger  vessels  in  port. 
 
  The  hoy  went  to  London  every  week.  --Cowper. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hoy  \Hoy\,  interj.  [D.  hui.  Cf  {Ahoy}.] 
  Ho!  Halloe!  Stop! 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hoy 
  n  :  a  boat  with  a  flat  bottom  for  carrying  heavy  loads 
  (especially  on  canals)  [syn:  {barge},  {flatboat},  {lighter}] 




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