hie

hie

[hahy]
verb (used without object), hied, hieing or hying.
1.
to hasten; speed; go in haste.
verb (used with object), hied, hieing or hying.
2.
to hasten (oneself): Hie yourself down to this once-in-a-lifetime sale!

Origin:
before 900; Middle English hien, hyen, Old English hīgian to strive; cognate with Dutch hijgen to pant, Greek kíein to go; Latin ciēre to cause to go

hi, hie, high (see synonym study at high).
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hie (haɪ)
 
vb , hies, hieing, hying, hied
archaic, poetic or to hurry; hasten; speed
 
[Old English hīgian to strive]

HIE
 
abbreviation for
(in Scotland) Highlands and Islands Enterprise

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hie
O.E. higian "strive, hasten," originally "to be intent on," from P.Gmc. *khig- (cf. M.Du. higen "to pant," M.L.G. hichen, Ger. heichen).
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