Origin of hist
Examples from the Web for hist
Howsever, Hist has a ready mind, and she's one of them that doesn't always need to have a thing afore her, to see it.
Judith held no communications with any but Hist, after the death of her sister, until she retired for the night.
Hist,” whispered Florence, dragging her into a slow walk; “here comes the child.The Secret Mark|Roy J. Snell
But as we were skirting along the shore I suddenly called "Hist!"A Florida Sketch-Book|Bradford Torrey
Moses sought to hist the serpent, but the serpent histed him.Swingin Round the Cirkle.|Petroleum V. Nasby
exclamation commanding silence, attested from 1610s; probably so chosen because the sound is both easy to hear and suddenly silent.