barge, flatboat, hoy, lighter(noun)
a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)
Origin: From hui, compare ahoy.
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
ho! Halloe! Stop!
Origin: [D. hui. Cf. Ahoy.]
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
hoi, n. a large one-decked boat, commonly rigged as a sloop. [Dut. heu, Flem. hui.]
hoi, interj. ho! stop!—v.t. to incite, drive on. [Imit.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
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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The numerical value of hoy in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of hoy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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