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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


hoả

hoả

Vietnamese

Alternative forms

Noun

hoả

  1. Fire, one of the Wu Xing

Derived terms

  • hoả hoạn
  • bốc hoả

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