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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of halloo.


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  • They hallooed their partisan approval, and plunged into the boiling shallows.

    His Disposition

  • The school children had been marched out en masse and had been told who Willkie was, for they hallooed and waved with enthusiasm.

    The Last Empress

  • The bay of the bloodhound was now approaching nearer and nearer, and they could hear the voices of several persons who accompanied the animal, and hallooed to each other as they dispersed occasionally, either in the hurry of their advance, or in order to search more accurately the thickets as they came along.

    A Legend of Montrose

  • The elder person, at the same moment, hallooed to him to beware, adding, in a lower tone, to his companion,

    Quentin Durward

  • As we ran, we hallooed, and so came upon the boy, and I saw that he had my sword.

    The Boats of the 'Glen Carrig'

  • Misha darted away into the courtyard, and into the carriage, waved his cap over his head, hallooed, — the monstrous coachman leered at him over his beard, the greys dashed off, and all vanished!

    A Desperate Character

  • Relief flared, briefly, brutally; then Joss hallooed just out of her sight, and she and Flirt rounded through eddying currents to see him banking in toward a cleft situated below the summit.

    Spirit Gate

  • I remember a retired major craned out of the window of his flat — and, crimson in the face, his bulky person almost overbalancing, hallooed furiously.

    The Watch

  • He was Michael Mail, the man who had hallooed to Dick.

    Under the Greenwood Tree

  • They discovered an echo, and began to call to it; sang songs, hallooed, wrestled, broke up dry twigs, decked their hats with fern, and even danced.

    The Torrents of Spring


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