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Hollo   /hˈɑlˌoʊ/   Listen
Hollo

noun
1.
A very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal).  Synonyms: bellow, bellowing, holla, holler, hollering, holloa, roar, roaring, yowl.






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"Hollo" Quotes from Famous Books



... Glendower is a black necromancer who can call to his aid the dread demons of the air. Hark to that blast," he added, as a great gust of wind shook the royal tent. "'T is like a knight's defiance, and, like true knights, let us answer it. Hollo, young Lionel, be thou warder of thy king, and sound ...
— Historic Boys - Their Endeavours, Their Achievements, and Their Times • Elbridge Streeter Brooks

... "Hollo! Charley, you rascal," interrupted Mr. Kennedy—"here, take the mare to the stable, and don't drive her too fast. Mind, now, no going off upon the wrong road for the sake of a drive, ...
— The Young Fur Traders • R.M. Ballantyne

... narrow and deep and the Starlight's course lay near the shore, so that the children came running down to the water's edge to see the pretty boat go by, and envy Betty and Mary Beck in the shadow of her great white sail. Some of them shouted Hollo! and the two girls answered again and again, until the little voices sounded small and piping and were lost in the distance. Halfway to Riverport, where the houses were a good way from any village, it seemed as if these old homes had remained the same for many years; none of them had bay-windows, ...
— Betty Leicester - A Story For Girls • Sarah Orne Jewett

... Hollo! Mr. Gilbert! (GILBERT returns.) One word more about the new inn. I've done about Florry; and, upon my conscience, I believe you're right enough—only that I'm her father, and in duty bound to push her as well ...
— Tales And Novels, Vol. 8 • Maria Edgeworth

... said Howleglas; "cannot two learned Fathers of the Church hold communion together, but you must come here with your bear-garden whoop and hollo, as if you were hounding forth a mastiff upon a mad bull? I say silence! and let this learned Father and me confer, touching matters affecting our ...
— The Abbot • Sir Walter Scott



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



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