heigh

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Etymology[edit]

Probably of imitative origin. Compare hey, eh.

Interjection[edit]

heigh

  1. An exclamation designed to call attention, give encouragement, etc.
    • 1610, William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act 1, scene 1:
      Heigh, my hearts! Cheerly, cheerly, my hearts.

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