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the cry of a participant at a hunt to encourage the hounds when the quarry is sighted
noun (pl) -hos
an instance of crying tally-ho
another name for a four-in-hand (sense 1)
verb -hos, -hoing, -hoed, -ho’d
(intransitive) to make the cry of tally-ho


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