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See also: húgy
- howgy (dialectal)
- (archaic or dialectal, now rare or humorous) Huge; vast.
- 1773, John Dryden, Original poems by John Dryden, Esq., volume 6, page 146:
- His hugy bulk on sev'n high volumes roll'd;
Blue was his breadth of back, but streak'd with scaly gold.
- 1816, Henry Howard Earl of Surrey, The Works of Henry Howard: Works of Wyatt:
- The earth hath wept to hear my heaviness,
Which causeless to suffer without redress
The hugy oaks have roared in the wind; […]
- 1887, George Saintsbury, A History of Elizabethan Literature, page 75:
- Whose rocky cliffs when you have once beheld,
Within a hugy dale of lasting night, […]
- 2019, Robin Bennett, The Hairy Hand:
- And I'll build the hugiest mansion all in yellow, bright green and pink - just at the end of the village and have a big knobbly gate fixed across the road.