- 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 hied
Historical Examples of hied
But the hussy only laughed and dodged the blows, and then hied off to her lover.The Fat and the Thin
When rested and refreshed, he hied again to the front and the conflict.Charles Carleton Coffin
William Elliot Griffis, D. D.
No citizen of Mizora ever hied to the country for pure water and fresh air.Mizora: A Prophecy
Mary E. Bradley
As they through the land of Sweden hied, The folks received them with joy and pride.Finnish Arts
In great glee he hied himself to the ring, after the race, to collect his winnings.Nasby in Exile
David R. Locke
- (in Scotland) Highlands and Islands Enterprise
- archaic, or poetic to hurry; hasten; speed
Word Origin for hie
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.