Middle English, from Middle Dutch hoei
14th century, in the meaning defined above
15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
“Hoy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hoy. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.
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