Hie vs Kie - What's the difference?

hie | kie |


As nouns the difference between hie and kie

is that hie is haste; diligence while kie is (uk|dialect|obsolete) kine; cows.

As a verb hie

is (poetic) to hasten; to go quickly, to hurry.

hie

English

Verb

  • (poetic) To hasten; to go quickly, to hurry.
  • * Dryden
  • The youth, returning to his mistress, hies .
  • (reflexive, poetic) To hurry (oneself).
  • * Shakespeare
  • My husband hies him home.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Haste; diligence.
  • References

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    kie

    English

    Noun

    (en-plural noun)
  • (UK, dialect, obsolete) kine; cows
  • (Halliwell)
    (Webster 1913) ----