What does hoy mean?

Definitions for hoyhɔɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

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

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


  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.]


  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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  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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