verb (used without object), hied, hie·ing or hy·ing.
verb (used with object), hied, hie·ing or hy·ing.
- hidrotic ectodermal dysplasia,
Origin of hie
Examples from the Web for hies
He leaves the old homestead, the quiet village, the country people, and hies himself to the city.Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence|Various
And now, satisfied that no blood is to be spilt, the Muse hies gladly to a very different scene.The Astonishing History of Troy Town|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Thither, full fraught with mischievous revengeAccurs'd, and in a cursed hour he hies.Elsie's Womanhood|Martha Finley
From languor's sullen bands His limbs are loos'd, and eager, on he hies Dazzled to trace it in the sunny skies.Endymion|John Keats
Like all great prima-donnas, Madame Melba has a beautiful home of her own, and a country place to which she hies in the summer.Stars of the Opera|Mabel Wagnalls
verb hies, hieing, hying or hied
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.