ahoy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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ahoyexclamation

uk   us   /əˈhɔɪ/
a ​shout used, ​especially by ​people in ​boats, to ​attractattention: Ahoy there! used, ​especially on a ​boat, when you ​see something, usually something that is in the ​distance: Land ahoy! Ship ahoy!
(Definition of ahoy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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