hue and cry (n.) Old form(s): huy, and cry
general pursuit [of a felon]
1H4 II.iv.492[Sheriff to Prince Hal] A hue and cry / Hath followed certain men unto this house
MW IV.v.83[Host to Bardolph] Hue and cry, villain, go!
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