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1) ahoy. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Used to hail a ship or a person or to attract attention....

2) Twickenham Ferry by Theophile Julius Henry Marzials. Edmund Clarence Stedman, ed. 1895. A Victorian Anthology, 1837-1895
... AHOY! and O-ho! and it s who s for the ferry? (The briar s in bud and the sun going down) And I ll row ye so quick and I ll row ye so steady, And t is but a penny...

3) 8063. Theophile Marzials. 1850- ? Bartlett, John, comp. 1919. Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.
...NUMBER: 8063 AUTHOR: Theophile Marzials (1850– ?) QUOTATION: Ahoy! and Oho, and it s who s for the ferry? (The brier s in bud and the sun going down:) And I ll row...

4) Chapter XVII. San Diego-A Desertion-San Pedro Again-Beating up Coast. Dana, Richard Henry, Jr. 1909-14. Two Years before the Mast. The Harvard Classics
...THE NEXT sound we heard was All hands ahoy! and looking up the scuttle, saw that it was just daylight. Our liberty had now truly taken flight, and with it we laid...

5) 168. Cawsand Bay. Quiller-Couch, Arthur, ed. 1910. The Oxford Book of Ballads
...came a lady, as fresh as a daisy, And modestly hailing, the damsel did say: II Ship ahoy! bear a hand there! I wants a young man there, 5 So heave us a man-rope,...

6) Chapter VI. Loss of a Man-Superstition. Dana, Richard Henry, Jr. 1909-14. Two Years before the Mast. The Harvard Classics
...it being our watch below, we were aroused from a sound sleep by the cry of All hands ahoy! a man overboard! This unwonted cry sent a thrill through the heart of every...

7) Chapter XXIX. Loading for Home-A Surprise-Last of an Old Friend-The Last Hide-A Hard Case-Up Anchor, for Home!-Homeward Bound. Dana, Richard Henry, Jr. 1909-14. Two Years before the Mast. The Harvard Classics
...might expect an early call; and sure enough, before the stars had quite faded, All hands ahoy! and we were turned-to, heaving out ballast. A regulation of the port...

8) Chapter V. Cape Horn-A Visit. Dana, Richard Henry, Jr. 1909-14. Two Years before the Mast. The Harvard Classics
...could. Just before eight o clock (then about sundown, in that latitude) the cry of All hands ahoy! was sounded down the fore scuttle and the after hatchway, and hurrying...

9) Chapter X. A South-Easter-Passage up the Coast. Dana, Richard Henry, Jr. 1909-14. Two Years before the Mast. The Harvard Classics
...an instant summons. In a few minutes it came—three knocks on the scuttle, and All hands ahoy! bear-a-hand up and make sail. We sprang up for our clothes, and were...

10) Act II. Anna Christie. O Neill, Eugene. 1922. Three Plays
...defiance a hail in a man s husky, exhausted voice comes faintly out of the fog to port.] Ahoy! [CHRIS gives a startled exclamation.] 43 ANNA—[Jumping to her feet.]...

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