Definition of view halloo in English:

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view halloo

noun

A shout given by a hunter on seeing a fox break cover.
Example sentences
  • Winner watched, quivering like a fox on hearing the distant view halloo.
  • Over tilled hill and manicured dale they bounded with tally-hos, yoicks and view halloos, making life miserable not only for the fox, but for stolid farmers and their livestock.
  • Things are always changing into other things on the Orpheum circuit, but we have no secret names remaining, just those words we've always used, my germinisms, your view halloos.

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Syllabification: view hal·loo

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