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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hoot \Hoot\ (h[=oo]t), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Hooted; p. pr. & vb. n. Hooting.] [OE. hoten, houten, huten; cf. OSw. huta, Sw. huta ut to take one up sharply, fr. Sw. hut interj., begone! cf. also W. hwt off! off with it! away! hoot!] 1. To cry out or shout in contempt. [1913 Webster] Matrons and girls shall hoot at thee no more. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To make the peculiar cry of an owl. [1913 Webster] The clamorous owl that nightly hoots. --Shak. [1913 Webster]