yo-ho-ho

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yo-ho-ho

interj
1. an exclamation to call attention
2. (Nautical Terms) another word for yo-heave-ho
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References in classic literature ?
"Yo-ho!" he said in a deep bass voice; "I smell dinner."
Mr Mifflin, having remarked, 'Yo-ho!' in a meditative voice, seated himself at the helm, somewhat saddened by his failure to borrow a quid of tobacco from the Ocean Beauty's proprietor.
Now Canalside has signed a deal with Microsoft for their game Yo-Ho Kablammo - a pirate-themed arcade shoot 'em up.
As well as British beers such as Iron Curtain Russian Stout (Titanic Brewery) and Old Tom Chocolate Ale from Robinsons, we're promised Mikkel's Viking Return from Denmark; Yo-Ho Yona Yona, Japan; Barons Black Wattle Original Ale, Australia, and Namyslow Original Plum Beer from Poland.
Smee from Disney's animated classic Peter Pan, "invade" and perform to "Yo-Ho, Yo-Ho, A Pirate's Life For Me" and other musical numbers.
Yo-ho, let's open up and sing and ring the bells out.
Amongst the more unusual beers will be Stone California Double IPA from the USA and Yo-Ho Tokyo Black from Japan.
"Where have you been all the day, Billy Boy?" As I was awalking down Paradise Street, approaching the ruins of the old Post Office derelict site, there came into my mind (Yo-ho blow the man down) the burly figure of Billy Davies, otherwise known as Bill (Walton) Davies.
It promises to be great fun." The line-up includes Mikkel's Viking's Return (Denmark), Yo-Ho Yona Yona (Japan), Firestone Walker California Pale Ale (USA), Barons Black Wattle Original Ale (Australia), Anker Gouden Carolus Ambrio (Belgium) and Namyslow Original Plum Beer (Poland).
"As I was a-walking down Paradise Street, yo-ho blow the man down, a fat Irish scuffer I chance'd to meet, yo-ho blow the man down." Such a policeman in this rowdiest part of sailor town would be familiar with this particular Bridewell.