Whoa!

Whoa!

(wo)
exclam. Stop! (Said to a horse or any person or thing.) You’ve gone about far enough. Whoa!
References in classic literature ?
'Whoa!' means to stop; 'Get-Up!' means to walk forward; 'Trot!' means to go as fast as you can.
'Whoa, whoa, whoa!' he said to himself as he fell, and he tried to stop his fall but could not, and only stopped when his feet plunged into a thick layer of snow that had drifted to the bottom of the hollow.
His boney legs moved so fast they could scarcely be seen, and the Wizard clung fast to the seat and yelled "Whoa!" at the top of his voice.
Whoa, there, Lottie; not so fast, Jet, whoa!" His protesting team in control again, he trudged heavily behind.
Daylight, yelling "Whoa!" struggled with the gee-pole and managed to overturn the sled into the soft snow.
a sudden loud WHOA! would have damped their ardor at once, reduced them from venison to beef, and stiffened their sides and sinews like the locomotive.
Suddenly he yelled "Whoa!" at the dogs, and stopped.
'Whoa! Whoa!' I said peering at him closer, 'Out with it' 'I don't like what I'm doing.' said Santa a tear trickling down his nose.
"He felt grand during the race but with him I'm always having to say, 'whoa!, whoa!' but then all of a sudden the TURN TO PUNTER 12 'whoa!' was gone.
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Whoa! So to put this law to the test, one Ukranian citizen dressed up in costume to see if even he could get his plot of land.
Chorus Take me back to dear old Blighty Put me on a train to London Town Take me over there, prop me anywhere Liverpool, Leeds or Birmingham well I don't care I should love to see my best girl Cuddling up again Whoa! Tiddley iddley-ighty hurry home to Blighty Blighty is the place for me.
Wafer surge comes, the levees break, Whoa! Look at me, I lost my rake!
They would work their way up your clothing, down your--it was very, like, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa!