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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of hallo.


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  • I shouted something incoherent, about wanting to be first in at the death, and as they halloed encouragement after me I put my pony to a trot, hanging on grimly, and set off down the road.


  • If everybody knows that the girl is called “Beloved” then the word Beloved merely needs to be halloed in order to summon her.

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  • “Oh,” said Tom, “you are an ugly fellow to be sure!” and he began making faces at him; and put his nose close to him, and halloed at him, like a very rude boy.

    The Water Babies

  • Finally, to while away the dull hours of the day, she invented narratives that explained the various elements in a porcelain design: “I have woven about it and halloed around it an Arabian Nights romance of astonishing plot and fancy.”

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  • But instead of that, he stopped at our gate, and stood up from his saddle, and halloed as if he were somebody; and all the time he was flourishing a white thing in the air, like the bands our parson weareth.

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  • When that horrid old harridan halloed out that somebody was smoking, I thought I should have died.

    The Duke's Children

  • ‘You come back,’ halloed Tifto, jumping up from his seat with his pipe in his mouth.

    The Duke's Children

  • Ralph Rashleigh was moodily contemplating the probable issue of this, his second appearance at the bar as a capitally criminal offender, when one morning, as he walked for the short allotted space in the prison yard, a turnkey halloed his name most lustily, and he went to the hall door.

    Ralph Rashleigh

  • But so little, it would seem, had this lonely fastness been approached from outside that when the impatient Granby halloed across to the dim figures behind the portcullis, they seemed, to have considerable difficulty even in lowering the great rusty drawbridge.

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  • He appeared to be making with unobtrusive haste towards a side-door in the house, until Bagshaw halloed to him to halt.

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