American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A small sloop-rigged coasting ship.
- n. A heavy barge used for freight.
- interj. Used to attract attention.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small vessel, usually sloop-rigged, employed in conveying passengers and goods from port to port on the coast, or in doing heavy work in a road or bay, such as carrying provisions, weighing anchors, etc.
- Ho! hello! an exclamation used to call attention. Also hoigh.
- To incite; chase or drive on or away.
- n. A small coaster vessel, usually sloop-rigged, used in conveying passengers and goods, or as a tender to larger vessels in port.
- interj. ho!, hallo!, stop!
- v. Geordie To throw.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Naut.) A small coaster vessel, usually sloop-rigged, used in conveying passengers and goods from place to place, or as a tender to larger vessels in port.
- interj. Ho! Halloe! Stop!
- n. a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)
- From Dutch hui, compare ahoy. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English hoie, from Middle Dutch hoey, hoede. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“But, a simple, "Por favor, plancha esta ropa hoy" is clear and courteous, too.”
“Most people come here for the Crispy Pork & Basil Rice and Thai Boat noodles, but Ord prides itself most on these noodles called hoy khaa.”
“Served in a bamboo boat, this Thai-style omelette, called "hoy tod," is drizzled with a sweet-and-sour sauce.”
“When the "hoy," who was sent by Wilson with me, returned and repeated to him my words, vengeance was sworn against me, and the hounds were turned loose for immediate chase.”
“When I ordered, the man replied, "Disculpe, no tenemos dorado hoy.”
““En cumplimiento a las disposiciones electorales Mexicanas, este canal permanecera bloqueado hasta las 8 de la noche del dia de hoy.””
“Now if I say to you pienso que hoy el cielo está muy azul, then you have to go through a series of translations not only for the word, but also the phrase, and verb rules, then your mind has to recall it's pictures during and after the translation.”
“- Cientos de haitianos se aglomeraron hoy en el portón que separa a su país de la República Dominicana en la provincia de Dajabón, intentado cruzar a este territorio, temerosos y confusos por el terremoto que afectó ayer a esa nación y que según cifras provocó cientos de miles de muertos.”
“I have been told that using it allows you to avoid the "hoy no circulo" problem but it looks like you access the tollway at the Tula exit off of Highway 57 which means you would have entered the state of Mexico before reaching the tollway and jumping over into Hidalgo state.”
“Dado que los metros no abundan hoy en día, ya no se puede tener objetos decorativos que no sirvan para nada.”
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¡La única lista que también incluye flexiónes verbales y pluralizaciones! Ayúdame a encontrarlas todas.
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If I had a boat
I'd go out on the ocean
And if I had a pony
I'd ride him on my boat
And we could all together
Go out on the ocean
Me upon my pony on my boat.
I'm wading through Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin novels one by one, and someday, I'll wade through them again and list all the words I learned while reading them.
Edit: I started ma...
These are lexical items new to me that I've discovered in actual use (i.e. not in dictionaries, lists, or this site).
Looking back over this list, I haven't the slightest idea what mos...
And I think I shall always need more of these, though the obvious ones can be ignored... give me obscure words I have never heard before, and let me learn them!
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