from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • v. A present participle of hie.

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  • v. Present participle of hie.
  • n. haste


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  • Calling out and hying toward him, she looked more agitated than Spock had ever seen her.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts of Empire

  • They had accomplished their purpose greatly to their satisfaction, and were hying home after sunset, when they were encountered by a country fellow — a sort of Harry Jekyl in his way — who, being equipped with a glass or two of whisky, saw not the nobility of blood through her disguise, and accosted the daughter of

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • He informed her of their reason for hying to Fowey as he held her stirrup for her.

    A Lady of His Own

  • Before Percy could ask what, he added, "And the weather's turned, so I think I'll do better to look in at Lester Hall before hying up to town."

    A Lady of Expectations

  • While you whiled the night away in sated slumber, I obtained a special license that will allow us to marry immediately without hying off to Gretna Green.

    Tender Rebel

  • But what did Uncle Tom mean by that-hying to scare Dad about me?

    Podkayne Of Mars

  • He felt Jisbella's hands hying to break his fall as he crashed down in a mass of loose brick and mortar.

    The Stars My Destination

  • The Boss bent, covering the hurt arm with one hand and hying the other with a caress on the boy's forehead.


  • There was a whirl of arms, legs, wheels, and tails, a heavy fall, -- and the dog ran off on three legs, ki-hying to the skies, and the young doctor lay still in the road.

    Geoffrey Strong

  • Two other hying machines were heard of about this date, one by Professor Giampietre, of Pavia, cigar-shaped, driven by screws, and rigged with masts and sails.

    The Dominion of the Air; the story of aerial navigation


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