hoy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hoy a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hoy (Naut) A small coaster vessel, usually sloop-rigged, used in conveying passengers and goods from place to place, or as a tender to larger vessels in port. "The hoy went to London every week."
    • interj Hoy Ho! Halloe! Stop!
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hoy A small vessel, usually sloop-rigged, employed in conveying passengers and goods from port to port on the coast, or in doing heavy work in a road or bay, such as carrying provisions, weighing anchors, etc.
    • hoy Ho! hello! an exclamation used to call attention. Also hoigh.
    • hoy To incite; chase or drive on or away.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Hoy hoi a large one-decked boat, commonly rigged as a sloop.
    • interj Hoy hoi ho! stop!—v.t. to incite, drive on.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
D. heu, or Flem. hui,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Imit.

Usage

In literature:

There's a call for the 'Lock a-hoy!
"Littlebourne Lock" by F. Bayford Harrison
An old term for a hoy.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
A stonebreaker was at work on an adjacent pile of flints, and when I alighted to examine the wreck, he nailed me with, 'Hoy, mister!
"The Motor Pirate" by George Sidney Paternoster
Ashton's, Hoy's, M'Afee's, Kincheloe's, and Boone's station, near Shelbyville, were all attacked.
"The Adventures of Daniel Boone: the Kentucky rifleman" by Uncle Philip
Greeley, Helen Hoy, 46; 48; 90; 546.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
Interbedded lavas and tuffs are found in the island of Hoy.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 3" by Various
When boy cannot be made to rhyme with employ, Crabbe is very fond of dragging in a hoy.
"Hours in a Library" by Leslie Stephen
This is the way the farmers ride; Hobbledy-hobbledy-hoy!
"Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1" by Edward William Cole
But these were nothing in comparison with those that met us as soon as we had rounded the southwest corner of Hoy.
"Memoirs of Life and Literature" by W. H. Mallock
Mrs. Hoy and her daughter were sitting toward the stern.
""And they thought we wouldn't fight"" by Floyd Gibbons
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In poetry:


Praise we the Lord! let ho’y songs
Rise from these happy isles! —
O! let us not unworthy prove,
On whom His bounty smiles.
"Emancipation Hymn" by Anonymous Americas
Hey! now! Come hoy now! Whither do you wander?
Up, down, near or far, here, there or yonder?
Sharp-ears, Wise-nose, Swish-tail and Bumpkin,
White-socks my little lad, and old Fatty Lumpkin!
"Tom Bombadil's Song" by J R R Tolkien

In news:

Tropicasa at Hoy Como Ayer.
Chris Hoy Caught in Thailand Protests.
Thursday evenings at Hoy Como Ayer.
Wall Street Journal to Add Weekly Spanish Section to Hoy .
If you want to meet a real artist in a real Maine fishing village, you definitely want to stop by to see Jill Hoy in her Stonington gallery.
Hoy wins gold, sets British record.
Wootton's Hoy Scores 2 Goals in Win Against Whitman.
Mayor Hoye presents vision for Taunton during Good Government Day.
Mollie LeAnn Hoy was born Oct 8, 2012, at Sutter Coast Hospital.
Published Saturday, Sep 8, 2012, at 7:37 a.m. Justin Hoye, pastor of St Patrick Catholic Church in Kansas City, Mo.
Justin Hoye, pastor of St Patrick Catholic Church in Kansas City, Mo.
Sister Barbara Ann Hoying walks slowly along the concrete sidewalk leading to the Statue Garden at the Maria Stein Center, where eight well-known saints stand like quiet sentinels.
Cindy Hoye's life has revolved around fairs since she was a child growing up just 10 minutes from the Indiana State Fairgrounds, but for the past year, that lifelong love has been tainted by tragedy.
Brian Thomas Hoy, 43, of Maryville, Mo.
Father Neal K Stull , 52, of Easton, Kansas, formerly of Grundy Center, Iowa, died on Sunday, September 27, 2009, at the home of his sister, Melody and Tim Hoy while under the care of Iowa River Hospice.
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In science:

Reines consiguieran observar por primera vez neutrinos procedentes de un reactor nuclear. A pesar del tiempo transcurrido desde su descubrimiento, hoy en d´ıa los neutrinos continuan siendo un misterio.
Study of accelerator neutrino interactions in a liquid argon TPC
Hoy en dia se est´a realizando un enorme esfuerzo experimental para determinar con precisi´on las masas de los neutrinos, sus ´angulos de mezcla y una posible violaci´on de CP en el sistema lept´onico.
Study of accelerator neutrino interactions in a liquid argon TPC
Recently Hoy and Robbins applied this technique to quantify the effect of the generation procedure and of the relaxation for two types of generation methods, namely the FPO system and the Double-Bridging relaxation technique.
Polymer chain generation for coarse-grained models using radical-like polymerization
El espectro de potencias deberá de ser plano para poder reproducir la distribución de las estructuras cosmológicas que vemos hoy; y además, las anisotropías de la temperatura deben de ser de al menos el orden de 10−6 para que las estructuras tengan el tiempo de crecer y volverse no-lineales en z = 0.
The quantum origins of the cosmological asymmetry
A lo largo de este trabajo de tesis se ha analizado el surgimiento de las inhomogeneidades primordiales que dieron origen a la estructura cosmológica que observamos hoy.
The quantum origins of the cosmological asymmetry
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