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hollo

verb hol·lo \ ˈhä-(ˌ)lō ; hä-ˈlō , hə- \
variants: or halloo play \hə-ˈlü, ha-\ or less commonly play \hə-ˈlō, ha-\

Definition of hollo

intransitive verb
:to cry hollo :holler
transitive verb
1 :to call or cry hollo to
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

First Known Use of hollo

14th century


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hollo

noun
variants: or halloo or less commonly hallo

Definition of hollo

plural hollos or halloos also hallos
:an exclamation or call of hollo

First Known Use of hollo

15th century


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hollo

interjection
variants: or halloo or less commonly hallo

Definition of hollo

1 used to attract attention (as when a fox is spied during a fox hunt)
2 used as a call of encouragement or jubilation

Origin and Etymology of hollo

origin unknown



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