What does the word YO mean?

Usage examples for YO

  1. One followed another, and then it was " Nancy Lee," loud and clear, and the men singing " Yo- ho, heave- ho!" – Man Overboard! by F(rancis) Marion Crawford
  2. What do yo suppose Leonora will say to her new ribbons?" – Polly of the Hospital Staff by Emma C. Dowd
  3. De yo he ro. – The Iroquois Book of Rites by Horatio Hale