heigh-ho

[hahy-hoh, hey-]

Origin of heigh-ho

First recorded in 1545–55
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heigh-ho

interjection
  1. a variant spelling of hey-ho
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Word Origin and History for heigh-ho

1550s, exclamation to express yawning, sighing, etc.

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