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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hoy*hɔɪ(n.)

  1. a heavy barge used in harbors.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

  2. a small vessel of the 17th and 18th centuries, used for fishing and coastal trading.

    Category: Navy

* Naut..

Origin of hoy:

1485–95; < MD hoey

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!

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.

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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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

today(adverb)

(on) this day

Today is Friday; Here is today's newspaper; I'm working today.

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