To turn to the off side, or from the driver (i.e.
, in the United States, to the right side); -- said of cattle, or a team; used most frequently in the imperative, often with off
, by drivers of oxen, in directing their teams, and opposed to haw
, or hoi
. [1913 Webster
" In England, the teamster walks on the right-hand side of the cattle; in the United States, on the left-hand side. In all cases, however, gee means to turn from the driver, and haw to turn toward him."