- to hasten; speed; go in haste.
- to hasten (oneself): Hie yourself down to this once-in-a-lifetime sale!
Origin of hie
Examples from the Web for hie
Historical Examples of hie
I am thirty-two by the clock and I should hie me to the grave-digger that he may take my measure.The Paliser case
"Hie thee hither, my squires," she called to the younger boys.We Ten
Lyda Farrington Kraus
Hie thee to France,And cloister thee in some religious house.Henry of Monmouth, Volume 1
J. Endell Tyler
Let the Sewer, as soon as the Master begins to say grace, hie to the kitchen.
Dear heart, do hie you abed and sleep in peace, and let other folks do the like!In Convent Walls
Emily Sarah Holt
- archaic, or poetic to hurry; hasten; speed
Word Origin for hie
- (in Scotland) Highlands and Islands Enterprise
Old English higian "strive, hasten," originally "to be intent on," from Proto-Germanic *hig- (cf. Middle Dutch higen "to pant," Middle Low German hichen, German heichen). Related: Hied; hies; hieing.