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hulloa

[huh-loh, huhl-oh] /hʌˈloʊ, ˈhʌl oʊ/ Chiefly British
interjection, noun, plural hulloas, verb (used with or without object), hulloaed, hulloaing.
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  • In other words, we are not safe out of the wood yet, Hazon, and so it's too soon to hulloa.

    The Sign of the Spider Bertram Mitford
  • hulloa, I did not know any other vessel was in here,” he said, as we gained the deck.

    The Cruise of the Dainty William H. G. Kingston
  • I say about sundown we shall be able to run alongside—hulloa!

    The Rival Campers Ruel Perley Smith
  • Perhaps they might hear, although the noise of the propeller—hulloa!

    The Dreadnought of the Air Percy F. Westerman
  • hulloa, there, you red-haired varmint, what are you looking after?

    Sybil Benjamin Disraeli
  • I was just bending over a chrysanthemum when I heard a startling “hulloa!”

    The Wings of Icarus Laurence Alma Tadema
  • If charged for the whole month, he would peruse the bill deliberately, and perhaps cry out 'hulloa?'

    Evan Harrington, Complete George Meredith
  • Suddenly a figure materialized from the illumination he was casting and hailed him with a questioning 'hulloa'?

    Guy and Pauline Compton Mackenzie
  • "hulloa, boys, there's going to be a sham fight; Hiel told me so," said Bob Cushing.

    Poganuc People Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • A hulloa and a bustle at the further edge of the wood from which they had come showed it to have contained a prize after all.

    Abington Abbey

    Archibald Marshall

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