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[hahy] /haɪ/

verb (used without object), hied, hieing or hying.
to hasten; speed; go in haste.
verb (used with object), hied, hieing or hying.
to hasten (oneself):
Hie yourself down to this once-in-a-lifetime sale!
verb hies, hieing, hying, hied
(archaic or poetic) to hurry; hasten; speed
(in Scotland) Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Old English higian “strive, hasten,” originally “to be intent on,” from Proto-Germanic *hig- (cf. Middle Dutch higen “to pant,” Middle Low German hichen, German heichen). Related: Hied; hies; hieing.


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