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[heev-hoh] /ˈhivˈhoʊ/

noun, Informal.
an act of rejection, dismissal, or forcible ejection:
The bartender gave the noisy drunk the old heave-ho.
sentence substitute
a sailors’ cry, as when hoisting anchor
(informal) dismissal, as from employment


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