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halloo (plural halloos)
- To shout halloo.
1857, S. H. Hammond, Wild Northern Scenes:
- As our object was rather to enjoy the music of the chase, than to capture the deer, they shouted and hallooed as he entered the water, and he wheeled back, and went tearing in huge affright through the woods, up the island again.
1907, William Hope Hodgson, The Boats of the "Glen Carrig":
- As we ran, we hallooed, and so came upon the boy, and I saw that he had my sword.
1917, Charles S. Brooks, There's Pippins And Cheese To Come:
- We hallooed again, to rouse the trapper.
- To encourage with shouts.
- Old John hallooes his hounds again.
- To chase with shouts or outcries.
- If I fly […] / Halloo me like a hare.
- To call or shout to; to hail.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)