Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • An old form of halloo.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • verb obsolete To incite dogs by a call; to halloo.

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  • verb Scotland To allow.

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Examples

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  • To which the honest farmer objected, “Ah, but your Grace maun alloo it's a vary windy vegetable,” in delicate allusion to the flatulent quality of the esculent.

    Reminiscences of Scottish Life and Character

  • If your leddieship is minded to be quit o 'my sarvices, I'll find a maister in Mr. Camperdoon, as'll nae alloo me to be thrown out o' employ.

    The Eustace Diamonds

  • Having in due form and with suitable solemnity commended his soul to the divine mercy, he, after a brief pause, assumed his ordinary colloquial tone of voice, and nodding humorously to his old friend, observed -- "And noo, Jammie, I think ye'll alloo that I hae checkmated you for ance."

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  • Only whan ye grow better, gien ye'll alloo me to say't, sir, ye maunna lat Sawtan temp 'ye to think' at this same repentin 'was but a wakeness o' the flesh, an 'no an enlichtenment

    The Marquis of Lossie

  • 'Mother,' he answered, 'ye dinna ken, nor yet do I, what to mak o' me -- what wits I hae, and what wits I haena; but this ye'll alloo, that, for onything ye ken, the bonny man may be cryin upon me to gang efter some puir little yowie o 'his, oot her lane i' the storm the nicht! '

    Heather and Snow

  • "Ye maun alloo it's _hard_, Thamas," said the miller.

    Alec Forbes of Howglen

  • 'And I houp yer grace' ll alloo it's pairt _my_ business wha ye sail

    Heather and Snow

  • "Div ye alloo that, sir?" returned Malcolm aghast.

    Malcolm

  • An 'afore that, what richt cud I ha'e to alloo ony man to merry her ohn kent the trowth aboot her?

    The Marquis of Lossie

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