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View halloo


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • View halloo the shout uttered by a hunter upon seeing the fox break cover.
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In literature:

We said, 'View Halloo!
"The Wouldbegoods" by E. Nesbit
Then as the chase grows hot, the view halloo!
"The Sportsman" by Xenophon
Was he never going to give the view-halloo?
"Beyond" by John Galsworthy
To the Duchess's "view halloo" every drop of blood in him responded; but a vigilant image kept his bosom barred.
"The Valley of Decision" by Edith Wharton
We charged instantly, and the enemy ran for it, our troopers raising the view halloo in their turn and whipping out their sabres.
"The Hidden Children" by Robert W. Chambers
The Cavaliers gave a view halloo, and cried, 'God save the King!
"Stray Pearls" by Charlotte M. Yonge
But they'd seen me, and somebody sounded the view-halloo.
"Alias The Lone Wolf" by Louis Joseph Vance
His appearance called forth a round of view halloos!
"Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour" by R. S. Surtees
It began softly too, but when it reached the "View halloo," it rang boldly.
"Explorers of the Dawn" by Mazo de la Roche
But no," he added, as the "view halloo" of the hunters rose in air, "'t is but the merry chase.
"Historic Boys" by Elbridge Streeter Brooks
Our one chance made the sport of an accidental view-halloo, when all the wide desert was open.
"Desert Dust" by Edwin L. Sabin
But it could mean nothing else than a view-halloo.
"Rimrock Trail" by J. Allan Dunn
The singing excited Dundas, who began to yell "view-halloos" and smack a whip he took down from the wall.
"General Bramble" by André Maurois
He swerved, at the view-halloo, and lengthened his stride.
"Boys' Book of Indian Warriors" by Edwin L. Sabin
The only music I really like to hear is a view halloo or a good tally-ho!
"The Girls of St. Cyprian's" by Angela Brazil
Behind came thudding and loud halloo Or a cry from hounds as they came to view.
"Reynard the Fox" by John Masefield
Then it was Blackmore who gave the "View Halloo," and my heart gave a mighty leap.
"Down the Columbia" by Lewis R. Freeman
Mr. Wogan gave a view halloo, and set off at the top of his own pace in pursuit.
"Parson Kelly" by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
As he saw the game, he gave a shout, a sort of view halloo.
"Vassall Morton" by Francis Parkman