- a former type of small, fore-and-aft-rigged vessel resembling a sloop
- a heavy barge
Origin of hoyMiddle English hoye from Middle Dutch hoei, variant, variety of hoede
(used as) a cry to attract attention, drive hogs, etc.
Origin of hoyMiddle English
- A small sloop-rigged coasting ship.
- A heavy barge used for freight.
Origin of hoyMiddle English hoie from Middle Dutch hoey, hoede
Used to attract attention.
(third-person singular simple present hoys, present participle hoyin, simple past and past participle hoyed)
- (Geordie) To throw.