Hallooing
Halloo Hal*loo", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Hallooed} (-l[=oo]d"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hallooing}.] To cry out; to exclaim with a loud voice; to call to a person, as by the word halloo. [1913 Webster]

Country folks hallooed and hooted after me. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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