from The Century Dictionary.

  • A variant of hooly.


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  • 'Pan Buk, we have followed with interest your travels to Japan and the huly-huly girls in Hawaii ...

    Poland Michener, James 1983

  • "Huly, huly, sir!" returned Malcolm, in terror lest he should discover who was with him.

    The Marquis of Lossie George MacDonald 1864

  • "Huly (softly), huly, Miss Horn!" expostulated her questioner.

    Malcolm George MacDonald 1864

  • "Huly, huly, Mr MacPhail!" interposed Miss Horn, with good natured revenge; "it may be naething but fowk's lees, ye ken."

    Malcolm George MacDonald 1864

  • So is that bowing at the name of Jefusufei by thofe of the church of England, a fupcrliilioa abufe of thit huly name.

    An Illustration of the Doctrines of the Christian Religion: With Respect to Faith and Practice ... 1773


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