Cooey
Cooey Coo"ey, Cooee Coo"ee, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Cooeyed} or {Cooeed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cooeying} or {Cooeeing}.] To call out cooee. [Australia]

I cooeyed and beckoned them to approach. --E. Giles. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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