huzza


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huz·zah

also huz·za  (hə-zä′)
interj.
Used to express joy, encouragement, or triumph.
n.
1. A shout of "huzzah."
2. A cheer.

[Perhaps variant of Middle English hisse, heave!; see hoist.]
References in classic literature ?
"Huzza! huzza!" shouted the immense audience, completely electrified by these inspiring words.
"Huzza for the intrepid Ferguson!" cried one of the most excitable of the enthusiastic crowd.
Like a cry and an huzza will I traverse wide seas, till I find the Happy Isles where my friends sojourn;-
I wish you could have been there to see it all, hear it all, and feel it: and get yourself blown away with the hurricane huzza that swept the place as a finish.
huzza! Oh for a game cock now to sit upon his head and crow!
Suddenly, with a loud huzza, a little cloud of pirates leaped from the woods on the north side and ran straight on the stockade.
He therefore walked boldly on after the chair in which his lady rode, pursued by a grand huzza, from all the chairmen present, who wisely take the best care they can to discountenance all walking afoot by their betters.
"Huzza! There's going to be a fight between Slogger Williams and Tom Brown!"
Once only, when the shouts of "Well done, Brown!" "Huzza for the School-house!" rose higher than ever, he ventured up to the ring, thinking the victory was won.
The Sheriff, who followed close with the men on horseback, also saw the wound and gave a great huzza.
"Huzza! Now we are riding miles off," said the boy.
I got up immediately, and observing the good people to be in much concern, I took my hat (which I held under my arm out of good manners,) and waving it over my head, made three huzzas, to show I had got no mischief by my fall.