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"Oy, Fred! C'mere and help!"
- George to Fred (PS6)

Definition

An exclamation, usually used to attract attention (as in “Oy, come and look at this!”).

Commentary

Etymology

Derived from "Oyez", which is used by town criers to call attention. The origin is the Old French for 'hear'.

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