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Topic: WATER

Date: 1700-1800
Origin: a- (as in aha) + hoy shout to get attention (14-21 centuries)

ahoy

interjection
     
a‧hoy
TTWPMN old-fashioned used by sailors to get someone's attention or greet them
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