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[hey, hahy]
  1. (an exclamation used to call attention, give encouragement, etc.)
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Origin of heigh

First recorded in 1565–75
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for heigh

Historical Examples

  • Suddenly a dozen voices burst forth in a cry of Heigh, there—stop!

    Back o' the Moon

    Oliver Onions

  • Heigh ho,” he yawned, and started down the path to the river.

    The Red One

    Jack London

  • Well, you let that foundation tumble hin, and then where you got you' soul, heigh?

  • We shall just be in time to get a bit of dinner, and then, heigh!

    The Argosy


  • Heigh passe, come aloft: euery man of you take your places, and heare Iacke Wilton tell his owne tale.