Hie (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Hied (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Hying.] [OE. hien, hihen, highen, AS. higian to hasten, strive; cf. L. ciere to put in motion, call upon, rouse, Gr. to go, E. cite.]

To hasten; to go in haste; -- also often with the reciprocal pronoun.

[Rare, except in poetry] "My husband hies him home."

Shak.

The youth, returning to his mistress, hies. Dryden.

 

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Hie, n.

Haste; diligence.

[Obs.]

Chaucer.

 

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