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'''Huzzah''' is a shout used to express joy, encouragement, or triumph.
   
Usually shouted after something impressive or joyous, such as a spectacular [[kill]] in a [[tournament]], an announcement in [[court]], or simply whenever you feel the urge. It tends to replace applauding and cheering, or is sometimes accompanied with the stomping of feet.
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Usually shouted after something impressive or joyous has occured, such as a spectacular [[kill]] in a [[tournament]], an announcement in [[court]], or simply whenever you feel the urge. It tends to replace applauding and cheering, or is sometimes accompanied with the stomping of feet.
 
This word has lead to such things as the creation of the "Huzzah [[song]]".
 
This word has lead to such things as the creation of the "Huzzah [[song]]".
   
NB - Not all [[kingdoms]] use "Huzzah". Many of the kingdoms descending from the West (specifically [[West]], [[An Tir]], [[Atenveldt]], [[Caid]], [[Outlands]], and [[Lochac]]) use huzzah. Other kingdoms shout [[vivat]], [[hoobah]], and [[wassail]].
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NB - Not all [[kingdom]]s use "Huzzah". The [[West Kingdom]] and many kingdoms descended from it ([[An Tir]], [[Atenveldt]], [[Caid]], [[Outlands]], and [[Lochac]]) use huzzah. Other kingdoms have shouts like [[vivat]], [[hoobah]], and [[wassail]].
   
 
 
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Latest revision as of 10:37, 8 September 2008

Huzzah is a shout used to express joy, encouragement, or triumph.

Usually shouted after something impressive or joyous has occured, such as a spectacular kill in a tournament, an announcement in court, or simply whenever you feel the urge. It tends to replace applauding and cheering, or is sometimes accompanied with the stomping of feet. This word has lead to such things as the creation of the "Huzzah song".

NB - Not all kingdoms use "Huzzah". The West Kingdom and many kingdoms descended from it (An Tir, Atenveldt, Caid, Outlands, and Lochac) use huzzah. Other kingdoms have shouts like vivat, hoobah, and wassail.

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