Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of halloo.

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Examples

  • Anon, the two redbeards among my crew send their halloos to you and their thanks for keeping them duly entertained while lurking about the Catorce Quarter.

    Mayor Sam's Hotsheet for Monday

  • Consequently, we were not surprised, while delayed at the ferry, to hear the owners of the corn venting loud halloos, like the rosy-cheeked farmer boys in England when scaring the crows away from the young wheat.

    How I Found Livingstone

  • Kingwere, the canoe paddler, espying us from his brake covert, on the opposite side, civilly responded to our halloos, and brought his huge hollowed tree skilfully over the whirling eddies of the river to where we stood waiting for him.

    How I Found Livingstone

  • He is spared a reply by halloos from the stairwell.

    Absolute Friends

  • But now, when the war was over and she went back to Tara to live, she would never again hear their wild halloos as they dashed up the avenue of cedars.

    Gone with the Wind

  • Someone was bawling an old song about the lack of liquor, and the strident voice carried over the shouts and halloos of the mob:

    Pagan Passions

  • Why even those who hunt gazelles and hares and deer have a silvan deity who harks and halloos them on, for to Arist├Žus [96] they pay their vows when in pitfalls and snares they trap wolves and bears,

    Plutarch's Morals

  • But by the time I had reached the gate there was a great noise of shouts and firing and wild halloos at the corner, and I ran on, knowing that

    The Rose of Old St. Louis

  • Tom remained up there until the loud halloos of his companions informed him that breakfast was ready.

    Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders in the Great North Woods

  • At this moment a hail came from the direction of the other boat, which was answered by La Salle, and in a few moments, after several halloos and replies, two human forms were seen through the scud, and Ben and

    Adrift in the Ice-Fields

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