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Hiss, vb. 1) intr. to utter a noise like a serpent: Ven. 17. Lucr. 871. Wiv. III, 5, 124. LLL V, 2, 935. Troil. V, 1, 98. Tit. II, 3, 100. Lr. III, 6, 17 (Ff hizzing). With an accus. denoting the effect: β€œh. me into madness,” Tp. II, 2, 14. Expressing contempt and disapprobation: LLL V, 1, 145. Troil. V, 10, 55. With β€œat:” H6B IV, 1, 78.
2) tr. to condemn by hissing, to explode: Ven. 1084. Wiv. III, 3, 41. Wint. I, 2, 189. Rom. I, 1, 119. Caes. I, 2, 261. Mcb. IV, 3, 175.
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