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holla interj.:=stop! cease! AYL. III. ii. 259 “Cry ‘holla!’ to thy tongue,” Oth. I. ii. 56 “Holla! stand there!,” Ven 284; used to excite attention LLL. V. ii. 898 “Holla! approach,” Shr. IV. i. 12 “Holla, ho! Curtis,” Ham. I. i. 18 “Holla! Bernardo!” ; used to express surprise Tit. II. i. 25 “Holla, what storm is this?” (Qq F1 “Hollo”), Lr. V. iii. 72 “Holla, holla!.”
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    • William Shakespeare, King Lear, 5.3
    • William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, 1.1
    • William Shakespeare, As You Like It, 3.2
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