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oyez
American English: /oʊˈjeɪ/
British English: /əʊˈjɛs/
, /əʊˈjɛz/, /əʊˈjeɪ/

Translation of oyez in Spanish:

exclamation

  • [archaic]
    Example sentences
    • ‘All the kids were sitting in the hall when the town crier came in shouting ‘oyez, oyez, oyez’ and ringing his bell.
    • A new town crier, thought to be the youngest in the country, enjoyed shouting out her first ‘Oyez, oyez’ this weekend.
    • Oyez, oyez - may all good citizens of the town of Pocklington, in the East Riding of Yorkshire, draw nigh.

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