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holler

  

Informal  
      vb  
1    to shout or yell (something)  
      n  
2    a shout; call  
     (variant of C16 hollow, from holla, from French holà stop! (literally: ho there!))  


field-holler  
      n   a cry employing falsetto, portamento, and sudden changes of pitch, used in African-American work songs, later integrated into the techniques of the blues  
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holler

  

      vb  
      n   bawl, bellow, call, cheer, clamour, cry, hail, halloo, hollo, hurrah, huzzah     (archaic)   roar, shout, whoop, yell  

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Holliger, Hollander, holder, hole

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