/ˈhjui / (say 'hyoohee)

noun Colloquial
(a jocular name for the powers above used when encouraging a heavy rainfall or a good surf): send her down, Hughie!; whip 'em up, Hughie!
Also, Huey. {? from John Ziegler Huie, station manager near Narrandera in the late 19th century, who routinely fired an old cannon into the clouds to bring down rain, to the accompaniment of cries of `Send it down, Huie!'}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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