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heave-ho

[heev-hoh] /ˈhivˈhoʊ/
noun, Informal.
1.
an act of rejection, dismissal, or forcible ejection:
The bartender gave the noisy drunk the old heave-ho.
Origin
noun use of phrase heave ho, Middle English havehou, hevelow
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British Dictionary definitions for heave-ho

heave-ho

sentence substitute
1.
a sailors' cry, as when hoisting anchor
noun
2.
(informal) dismissal, as from employment
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