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Hollo   /hˈɑlˌoʊ/   Listen
Hollo

verb
(past & past part. holloed; pres. part. holloing)
1.
Encourage somebody by crying hollo.
2.
Cry hollo.
3.
Utter a sudden loud cry.  Synonyms: call, cry, holler, scream, shout, shout out, squall, yell.  "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"






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"Hollo" Quotes from Famous Books



... I thought there was a superfine Persuasion in his face; but the free glow That filled it when he stopped and cried, "Hollo!" Shone joyously, and so I let it shine. He said his name was Fleming Helphenstine, But be that as it may; — I only know He talked of this and that and So-and-So, And laughed and chaffed like any ...
— The Children of the Night • Edwin Arlington Robinson

... MANAGER.—Hollo! Mr. Punch, what are you saying? I understood you were always a staunch Whig, and a supporter of the ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, Complete • Various

... the line for me at last," said Preston. "All's well that ends well. Hollo! here's my hook gone, broken off, float and all. Where's that ...
— Melbourne House • Elizabeth Wetherell

... came, an uproar and noise of tumbling about was heard; at first it was low, but it grew louder and louder. Then it was quiet for awhile, and at length with a loud scream, half a man came down the chimney and fell before him. "Hollo!" cried he, "another half belongs to this. This is too little!" Then the uproar began again, there was a roaring and howling, and the other half fell down likewise. "Wait," said he, "I will just blow up the fire a little for thee." ...
— Household Tales by Brothers Grimm • Grimm Brothers



Words linked to "Hollo" :   shrill, vociferation, whoop, pipe, emit, howl, screak, yaup, skreak, utter, yawl, shriek, squawk, call out, skreigh, pipe up, outcry, encourage, halloo, ululate, screech, let loose, wail, cry out, let out, hurrah, exclaim



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