from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An interjectional expression used by jugglers during the performance of their feats, and equivalent to “Presto, change!”


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  • Could the selection of hey-pass as the Word of the Day be a sly allusion to the tax-filing deadline?

    No unseemly glee, if you please;

    But show you think taxes a breeze.

    A “hey-pass,” say,

    Would be déclassé.

    A gent does such juggling with ease.

    April 15, 2015