Pronunciation Verb

hie (hies, present participle hying; past and past participle hied)

  1. (intransitive, poetic) To hasten; to go quickly, to hurry.
    • The youth, returning to his mistress, hies.
  2. (reflexive, poetic) To hurry (oneself).
    • c. 1604–1605, William Shakespeare, “All’s VVell, that Ends VVell”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act IV, scene iv]:
      My husband hies him home.
Translations Translations Noun

hie (plural hies)

  1. Haste; diligence.

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