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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To lift or raise, especially by using a rope.

Usage examples (37)
  • With side-gripping laughter, we had to fetch the Herr Direktor to help us hoist her to her feet.
  • hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car
  • hoist the flags
  • At the hoist was a single stalk of wheat and in the upper fly, the provincial arms. for more
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