Meaning of HO in English

int. 1 a an expression of surprise, admiration, triumph, or (often repeated as ho! ho! etc.) derision. b (in comb.) (heigh-ho; what ho). 2 a call for attention. 3 (in comb.) Naut. an addition to the name of a destination etc. (westward ho).

[ ME, imit.: cf. ON hó ]

Concise Oxford English dictionary.      Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка.