hoo-jahs, the n.
(Aus./US) delirium tremens.
|Sweeney Agonistes 30: You’ve had a cream of a nightmare dream and you’ve got the hoo-ha’s coming to you.|
|Little Men, Big World 9: It’s not only the rain [...] and the sad and dirty city that lowers my blood pressure and makes me a prey to the hoo-hoos.|
|DSUE (8th edn) 565/2: hoo-jahs Delirum tremens. Aus. since ca. 1930.|