Hypertext Webster Gateway: "hie"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Hie \Hie\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Hied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hying}.]
[OE. hien, hihen, highen, AS. higian to hasten, strive; cf.
L. ciere to put in motion, call upon, rouse, Gr. ? to go, E.
To hasten; to go in haste; -- also often with the reciprocal
pronoun. [Rare, except in poetry] ``My husband hies him
home.'' --Shak.

The youth, returning to his mistress, hies. --Dryden.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Hie \Hie\, n.
Haste; diligence. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

v : step on it; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests";
"The cars raced down the street" [syn: {rush}, {hotfoot},
{hasten}, {speed}, {race}, {pelt along}, {rush along}, {cannonball
along}, {bucket along}, {belt along}] [ant: {linger}]

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