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  • n. Plural form of hallo.


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  • A good deal of telephoning then went on, with a few "hallos" from a rather bored Kiki, and some "Mistersirs" and "One, two, three, pops!"

    The Ship of Adventure

  • I switched from Spanish to German in high school—I began getting ready—and began driving guys like Sammy crazy with my achtungs, wie gehts, hallos, and neins and jawohls.

    Closing Time

  • After hallos and handshakes, smiles and grunts, we asked for news, and were gratified to find that all was well with men and beasts alike.

    South with Scott

  • They squealed as they did so, and every now and then broke into hallos or bursts of song.

    A harum-scarum schoolgirl

  • The watchman was still enjoying the balmy, and snoring in short, sharp snorts, when Master Hubert remorselessly caught him by the shoulder, and began a series of shakes and pokes, and digs, and "hallos!" while Sir Norman stood near and contemplated the scene with a pensive eye.

    The Midnight Queen

  • Already the liquor had begun to tell, and wild hallos and yells, and even fragments of ghastly songs, mingled with the groans of misery in the doomed boat.

    Foul Play

  • I learned from the Children in the Wood not to hallos before We get out of the Wood, but I think the

    Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 16 December 1795

  • Guardian Dæmon hallos again, and enters in the habit of a shepherd.

    Milton's Comus

  • We are to understand that the Attendant Spirit has halloed just before entering; this is shown by the stage-direction given in the edition of _Comus_ printed by Lawes in 1637: _He hallos; the

    Milton's Comus

  • James Smith, a Pennsylvania trader held prisoner at Fort Duquesne, watched the victors arrive with “soldier’s caps, British canteens, bayonets,” and scores of bloody scalps, whooping their “scalp hallos” while the garrison saluted with muskets and cannons.

    George Washington’s First War


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