Origin of heigh-ho
Examples from the Web for heigh-ho
Heigh-ho for hard work, and lodgings at fifteen shillings a week!The Independence of Claire|Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
Heigh-ho, thought I, time is flying, and I have yet to look for work.The People of the Abyss|Jack London
Well, you are very young, and I want to keep you still a boy; but, heigh-ho!In Honour's Cause|George Manville Fenn
Sure as thar's clams and oysters on them rocks yonder, I'd play fool, an' try an' make it heigh-ho for the parson.When the Cock Crows|Waldron Baily
I could not sleep, for she was always yawning, and then saying, "Heigh-ho!"The Three Perils of Man, Vol. 2 (of 3)|James Hogg
1550s, exclamation to express yawning, sighing, etc.