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 Wives of Literary Men.Woo’ or Woo’e. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Stop! (addressed to horses). “Ho!” or “Hoa!” was formerly an exclamation commanding the knights at tournaments to cease from all further action. (See WOO’SH.)   1
        “Scollers, as they read much of love, so when they once fall in love, there is no ho with them till they have their love.”—Cobler of Canterburie (1608).

 Wives of Literary Men.Woo’ or Woo’e. 


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