- a male given name, form of Hiram.
- (formerly) henry.
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Examples from the Web for hy
When a Miami Herald reporter caught up to Hy, he shrugged off news that a hit that might have been put out on him and his brother.
My mother Lynn and my stepfather, Hy Uchitel, were quite well-to-do.
“People threaten to kill me all the time,” shrugged Hy Uchitel.
Hy'se 'a been so long, old Davy, afore 'a come to see poor Bardie?The Maid of Sker
Richard Doddridge Blackmore
This of itself proves that the Abbot of Hy was not its author.
This time it was a political question that attracted him from Hy.
And did Hy Paulett go often to the Greyhound and allay his thirst in the making of it?Thomas Hardy's Dorset
Robert Thurston Hopkins
HY verses are eternal, O my friend, For he who reads them reads them to no end.Quips and Quiddities
William Davenport Adams