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  1. West Yorkshire and Lancashire dialect she
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Word Origin

from Old English heo
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Examples from the Web for hoo

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  • I'm layin doon no prenciple; I'm sayin only hoo it affecs me.

    Heather and Snow

    George MacDonald

  • Weel, maybe I was thinkin' hoo I wad leuk at her gin onything did ail her.

    David Elginbrod

    George MacDonald

  • He tried to call to his mother, but the only sound he could make was "Hoo, hoo!"

    The Book of Nature Myths

    Florence Holbrook

  • Again the dove that had once been a boy tried to call, but he only said, "Hoo, hoo!"

    The Book of Nature Myths

    Florence Holbrook

  • Weel, hoo the deil do ye ken whether this be the road or no?

    The Jest Book

    Mark Lemon