a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “glee.”

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  • Mrs. Hoyt smiled, nervously, and said she must run away and tend to her dinner.


    Edna Ferber

  • Hoyt, Antiquarian Researches, gives a valuable account of it.

  • I don't see why Mrs. Hoyt ever left the children with her in the first place.

    The Lilac Lady

    Ruth Alberta Brown

  • Hoyt jabbed his hands into his pockets, and felt something cold and clammy.

    Peck's Sunshine

    George W. Peck

  • Mr. Hoyt wishes me to quiet your apprehensions on the subject of the Elector.

    As I Remember

    Marian Gouverneur