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halloo

hal·loo

halloo

 
pronunciation:
h lu
parts of speech:
transitive verb & intransitive verb, noun & interjection
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: hallooed, hallooing, halloos
definition 1: to call out loudly to attract the attention of (someone).
similar words:
call, hail
definition 2: to urge on (hounds, esp. in fox hunting) by shouting "halloo".
 
part of speech: noun & interjection
definition: a shout or call used to attract someone's attention or to urge on hounds, esp. while fox hunting.
similar words:
hail