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Hie \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.''

The youth, returning to his mistress, hies.


vb. (en-past of: hie)

Usage examples of "hied".

Etruria elected to remain on their allotments to protect them, or else hied themselves off to Campania to enlist in the legions of Catulus.

One of the helpers the burly one saw her glance in and hied to cover the gap with his substantial body.