view halloa

or view halloo

noun Fox Hunting.

the shout made by a hunter on seeing a fox break cover.

Origin of view halloa

First recorded in 1755–65 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for view halloo

view halloo


a huntsman's cry uttered when the quarry is seen breaking cover or shortly afterwards


a shout indicating an abrupt appearance
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