What does hoy mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. barge, flatboat, hoy, lighter(noun)

    a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)

Wiktionary

  1. hoy(Verb)

    To throw.

  2. Origin: From hui, compare ahoy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hoy(noun)

    a small coaster vessel, usually sloop-rigged, used in conveying passengers and goods from place to place, or as a tender to larger vessels in port

  2. Hoy

    ho! Halloe! Stop!

  3. Origin: [D. hui. Cf. Ahoy.]

Freebase

  1. Hoy

    Hoy is an island in Orkney, Scotland. With an area of 143 square kilometres it is the second largest in the archipelago after the Mainland. It is connected by a causeway called The Ayre to South Walls. Unusually, the two islands are treated as one entity by the UK census.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hoy

    hoi, n. a large one-decked boat, commonly rigged as a sloop. [Dut. heu, Flem. hui.]

  2. Hoy

    hoi, interj. ho! stop!—v.t. to incite, drive on. [Imit.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Hoy

    a steep, rocky islet in the Orkney group, about 1 m. SW. of Mainland or Pomona, remarkable for its huge cliffs.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hoy in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hoy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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