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  • interj. A cry of impassioned rapture in ancient Bacchic revels.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek

Examples

  • But as soon as their mean little faces looked out, Bacchus gave a great cry of Euan, euoi-oi-oi-of and the boys all began howling with fright and trampling one another down to get out of the door and jumping out of the windows.

    Prince Caspian

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