- an exclamation to call attention
- another word for yo-heave-ho
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Examples from the Web for yo-ho-ho
The Scoop continued its interesting discussion of the poem in the issue of October 24, under a caption of “Yo-ho-ho!”
Fifteen men sat on the dead man's chest— Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum!