Synonyms for ahoy
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : uh-hoi|
|Phonetic Transcription : əˈhɔɪ|
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Définition of ahoyOrigin :
- 1751, from a + hoy, a nautical call used in hauling. The original form of the greeting seems to have been ho, the ship ahoy!
- As in call : noun yelled statement
- "Ahoy there, aboard the freighter," sounded a stern, determined voice.
- Extract from : « The Space Rover » by Edwin K. Sloat
- In answer to the summons of the boatswain, "All hands, attend lecture, ahoy!"
- Extract from : « Down the Rhine » by Oliver Optic
- The second mate then went forwards, shouting, “All hands, ahoy!”
- Extract from : « The White Squall » by John Conroy Hutcheson
- “Shipmate, ahoy,” he exclaimed in a suppressed tone as he passed.
- Extract from : « Manco, the Peruvian Chief » by W.H.G. Kingston
- As Bigley was about to give the word to let go once more there came a loud “Ahoy!”
- Extract from : « Devon Boys » by George Manville Fenn
- “Ahoy to you, and good morning, whoever you are,” cried the Cornishman.
- Extract from : « To Win or to Die » by George Manville Fenn
- I shall go down to the pier, and call out to my men, ‘Ahoy!’
- Extract from : « Trapped by Malays » by George Manville Fenn
- He looked at me without answering, and just then there came from behind us a loud “Ahoy!”
- Extract from : « Patience Wins » by George Manville Fenn
- Eben Megg had only just disappeared when the faint, monotonous cry of “Ahoy!”
- Extract from : « The Lost Middy » by George Manville Fenn
- They drew nearer, and they heard the distant "ahoy" more clearly.
- Extract from : « Mary Barton » by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
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