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Webster 1913 Edition


Hoa

{

Ho

,

Hoa

}
,
Noun.
[See
Ho
,
int
erj.
, 2.]
A stop; a halt; a moderation of pace.
{

Ho

,

Hoa

}
(hō)
,
int
erj.
[Cf. F. & G.
ho
.]
1.
Halloo! attend! – a call to excite attention, or to give notice of approach.
“What noise there, ho?”
Shak.
Ho
! who’s within?”
Shak.
2.
[Perhaps corrupted fr.
hold
; but cf. F.
hau
stop! and E.
whoa
.]
Stop! stand still! hold! – a word now used by teamsters, but formerly to order the cessation of anything.
[Written also
whoa
, and, formerly,
hoo
.]
The duke . . . pulled out his sword and cried “
Hoo
!”
Chaucer.
An herald on a scaffold made an
hoo
.
Chaucer.

Webster 1828 Edition


Hoa

HOA

, exclam. [L. eho.] A call to excite attention, or to give notice of approach.
What noise there, ho?
Hoa, who's within?

Definition 2022


hỏa

hỏa

Vietnamese

Noun

hỏa

  1. Alternative spelling of hoả