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halloa

[huh-loh, ha-] /həˈloʊ, hæ-/
interjection, noun, plural halloas, verb (used with or without object), halloaed, halloaing.
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  • The yellow man came a step nearer and said, "halloa, my hearty."

    The House Under the Sea

    Sir Max Pemberton
  • I called to him, and I thought I heard him answer, “halloa, who calls?”

    Old Jack W.H.G. Kingston
  • halloa, it is Leonard, said the strange workman, to the fugitive.

    The Hero of the People Alexandre Dumas
  • So that you could not take a speaking horn and halloa for a barca?

    The Admiral Douglas Sladen
  • Then suddenly some one struck something hard, and cried "halloa!"

    The Maid of Sker Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  • halloa, you sir, why are you sitting there, blocking up the way?

    Tales from the Fjeld P. Chr. Asbjrnsen
  • We joined it for half an hour, at the end of which I heard a "halloa!"

  • The pastry-cook cried out, ‘halloa, fellow, what are you about?’

    The Turkish Jester Nasreddin Hoca
  • I knocked my toe against a rock, just now, and it was as much as I could do not to halloa.

    With Wolfe in Canada

    G. A. Henty
  • Echo in the other distance replies, "halloa yourself, and see how you like it!"

    In the Footprints of the Padres Charles Warren Stoddard

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