How To Spell HOU?

Correct spelling: HOU

What does the abbreviation HOU mean?

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What are the usage examples for HOU?

  1. I insist on knowing who that woman is, why she is here in my hou my castle, and- everything, do you understand?" – A Fool and His Money by George Barr McCutcheon
  2. He was a stout well- made man, with a fine open countenance, his face was painted, his body punctured, and he wore a better Ha hou or cloth, than the rest. – A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1 by James Cook
  3. Wherefore the bonze curses her: Hou hou – A Second Book of Operas by Henry Edward Krehbiel
  4. It is extremely funny, when some unexpected grasshopper, some free- and- easy beetle presents itself without invitation or excuse, scampering over our white mats, to see the manner in which Chrysantheme indicates it to my righteous vengeance- merely pointing her finger at it, without another word than " Hou – Madame Chrysantheme Complete by Pierre Loti Last Updated: March 4, 2009
  5. 863, How for Hou l. – Sir Walter Scott as a Critic of Literature by Margaret Ball
  6. During this retreat they employ their time in repeating incessantly, with a strong guttural voice, the word Hou by which they denote one of the attributes of the Deity. – A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I. by Jacob Bryant
  7. The Lazarist priests gave our travellers a hearty welcome; and after a good night's rest, the caravan quitted Suan- hou pu, a large town, remarkable for the number of Chinese Mussulmans who inhabit it. – Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century by W. H. Davenport Adams
  8. We hastened from flower to flower and smelled all of them, and we continually imitated the restlessness of giddy moths; we imagined too that we were imitating their buzzing when we exclaimed: " Hou ou ou!" – The Story of a Child by Pierre Loti
  9. Besides his bow, Hou I also had a horse which ran so swiftly that even the wind could not catch up with it. – The Chinese Fairy Book by Various
  10. Beyond Mount La- Hou on this sand strip there are many native villages- each village a crowded clump of huts, surrounded by a grove of coco palm trees, each tree belonging definitely to some native family or individual, and having its owner's particular mark on it, and each grove of palm trees slanting uniformly at a stiff angle, which gives you no cause to ask which is the prevailing wind here, for they tell you bright and clear, as they lean N. E., that the S. W. wind brought them up to do so. – West African studies by Mary Henrietta Kingsley