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hue and cry definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: loud and persistent outcry from many people; "he ignored the clamor of the crowd" [syn: clamor, clamoring, clamour, clamouring, hue and cry]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: hue outcry Date: 15th century 1. a. a loud outcry formerly used in the pursuit of one who is suspected of a crime b. the pursuit of a suspect or a written proclamation for the capture of a suspect 2. a clamor of alarm or protest 3. hubbub

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a loud clamour or outcry. 2 hist. a a loud cry raised for the pursuit of a wrongdoer. b a proclamation for the capture of a criminal. Etymology: AF hu e cri f. OF hu outcry (f. huer shout) + e and + cri cry

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Hue Hue, n. [OE. hue, huer, to hoot, shout, prob. fr. OF. hu an exclamation.] A shouting or vociferation. Hue and cry (Law), a loud outcry with which felons were anciently pursued, and which all who heard it were obliged to take up, joining in the pursuit till the malefactor was taken; in later usage, a written proclamation issued on the escape of a felon from prison, requiring all persons to aid in retaking him. --Burrill.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

Shouting, clamor, outcry.

Moby Thesaurus

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