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heus! interj. Used in calling attention,
I.ho! ho there! hark! holloa! heus, reclude: “heus, Tranio, etiamne aperis? ... heus vos, pueri, quid istic agitis?Plaut. Most. 4, 2, 28 sq.; cf.: “Syre, Syre inquam, heus, heus Syre,Ter. Heaut. 2, 3, 107; so, “heus, heus,id. Eun. 2, 3, 45; 3, 3, 24; id. Ad. 4, 4, 17: “heus, Phaedrome, exi, exi, exi, inquam ocius,Plaut. Curc. 2, 2, 26; cf.: “heus, Staphyla, prodi,id. Aul. 2, 6, 1: “heus, Strobile, sequere propere me,id. ib. 2, 2, 86: “heus, ecquis hic est?holloa there, id. Amph. 4, 1, 12; id. Bacch. 4, 1, 10; id. Most. 4, 2, 19; cf.: “heus, ubi estis?id. Capt. 4, 2, 50: “heus, audin' quid ait?id. ib. 3, 4, 60: “et heus, jube illos illinc amabo abscedere,id. Most. 2, 2, 36: “heus age, responde,Pers. 2, 17: “heus bone, tu palles,id. 3, 94: “heus, etiam mensas consumimus?Verg. A. 7, 116: “heus tu, te volo,Plaut. Curc. 3, 21; cf. id. ib. 1, 3, 29: “heus tu, Rufio, cave sis mentiaris,Cic. Mil. 22, 60: “heus tu,Plaut. Curc. 4, 2, 30; 5, 3, 8; id. Cas. 4, 4, 15; Ter. Eun. 1, 2, 22; 3, 5, 46; id. Phorm. 2, 3, 51; Hor. S. 1, 3, 21: “heus vos,Plaut. Casin. 2, 2, 2; id. Most. 4, 2, 72; id. Pers. 5, 2, 63: Ch. Atque heus tu. Ni. Quid vis? Plaut. Bacch. 2, 3, 93: Ph. Sed heus tu. Pa. Quid vis? Ter. Eun. 2, 1, 11: “sed heus tu,id. ib. 3, 1, 44; id. Heaut. 2, 3, 128; Cic. Att. 1, 16, 13; 15, 11, 4; id. Fam. 7, 11, 2.—Heus always begins a clause, except sometimes in Terence: “omnium rerum heus necessitudo est,Ter. Eun. 2, 2, 45.
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