Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See O hone, under O.

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Examples

  • ` ` Ohon! ohon! '' cried Francie, with a true north-country yell of recognition, ` ` naebody could hae said that word but my auld front-rank man, Edie Ochiltree!

    The Antiquary

  • Mony a gudewife's been wondering what for the red cock didna craw her up in the morning, when he's been roasting, puir fallow, in this dark hole --- And, ohon!

    The Antiquary

  • Alas, and ohon orie! they lose the sweetest, completest, dearest, truest pleasure that this world has in store for its children.

    The Life of Mansie Wauch tailor in Dalkeith

  • Miss Die, she maun hae us sweep up a 'our spiders' webs again, and set you out o 'the Justice's claws -- and then the frightened craven Morris, that was scared out o' his seven senses by seeing the real man when he was charging the innocent stranger -- and the gowk of a clerk -- and the drunken carle of a justice -- Ohon! ohon!

    Rob Roy — Complete

  • Mony a gudewife's been wondering what for the red cock didna craw her up in the morning, when he's been roasting, puir fallow, in this dark hole -- And, ohon!

    The Antiquary — Complete

  • That on that dark and fatal night ( 'ohon --' interlaced throughout)

    The Border Widow's Lament (2)

  • Was not I a weary May, ohon ochie ho ohno ochie ho

    The Border Widow's Lament (2)

  • "Ohon! ohon!" cried Francie, with a true north-country yell of recognition, "naebody could hae said that word but my auld front-rank man, Edie Ochiltree!

    The Antiquary — Volume 02

  • “Ohon! ohon!” cried Francie, with a true north-country yell of recognition, “naebody could hae said that word but my auld front-rank man, Edie Ochiltree!

    The Antiquary

  • Mony a gudewife’s been wondering what for the red cock didna craw her up in the morning, when he’s been roasting, puir fallow, in this dark hole — And, ohon!

    The Antiquary

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