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hollo

play
verb hol·lo \ˈhä-(ˌ)lō; hä-ˈlō, hə-\

Definition of hollo

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to cry hollo :  holler

  3. transitive verb
  4. 1 :  to call or cry hollo to

  5. 2 :  to utter loudly :  holler



Examples of hollo in a sentence

  1. <far into the night searchers could be heard holloing for the lost child>



14th Century

First Known Use of hollo

14th century

Variants of hollo

or

halloo

play \hə-ˈlü, ha-\ also

hallo

play \-ˈlō\

2

hollo

noun hol·lo

Definition of hollo

plural

hollos

or

halloos

also

hallos

  1. :  an exclamation or call of hollo



15th Century

First Known Use of hollo

15th century

Variants of hollo

or

halloo

also

hallo


3

hollo

interjection hol·lo

Definition of hollo

  1. 1 —used to attract attention (as when a fox is spied during a fox hunt)

  2. 2 —used as a call of encouragement or jubilation



Variants of hollo

or

halloo

also

hallo

Origin and Etymology of hollo

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1588


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