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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ho, Hoa  n.  A stop; a halt; a moderation of pace.
    There is no ho with them.   --Decker.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ho, Hoa  interj.
 1. Halloo! attend! -- a call to excite attention, or to give notice of approach. “What noise there, ho?”    Ho! who's within?”  --Shak.
 2.  Stop! stand still! hold! -- a word now used by teamsters, but formerly to order the cessation of anything. [Written also whoa, and, formerly, hoo.]
    The duke . . . pulled out his sword and cried =\“Hoo!”\=   --Chaucer.
    An herald on a scaffold made an hoo.   --Chaucer.