view halloo

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

  1. a shout indicating an abrupt appearance

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How to use view halloo in a sentence

  • But the "view halloo" was quickly dropped and the tonguing of the dog was now in short, high-pitched yelps at one place.

    Two Little Savages | Ernest Thompson Seton
  • Our one chance made the sport of an accidental view-halloo, when all the wide desert was open.

    Desert Dust | Edwin L. Sabin
  • The baronet, with the lungs of a northerly gale, uttered the "view halloo," which was caught up and repeated by the rest.

    George Cruikshank's Omnibus | George Cruikshank
  • Just as Sir John had concluded his tale, a view-halloo sounded without, and Roland entered, his hunting-horn in his hands.

    The Companions of Jehu | Alexandre Dumas, pre
  • This remark set both her daughter and me blushing furiously, and Mrs. Ellmer, figuratively speaking, gave the 'view halloo.'