1. To be used as an expression of excitement or exclamation.
2. When one is severely angry or disappointed in a particular outcome.
3. When one wishes to initiate an exciting adventure.
The meaning of the word is defined by the connotations of tone.
1. Dicks Ahoy, that was a good sandwich!
2. Why did Ramirez not pass the ball? Dicks Ahoy!
3. Gordon, load up the packhorses, we are going to Mansfield! Dicks Ahoy!