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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v - To move from one place to another by or as if by lifting.

Usage examples (32)
  • Presently a flag of truce was hoisted from the top of this fort.
  • Freshly purged crawfish are hoisted from a purging tank at Southeast Texas Crawfish Farm.
  • I daresay she put her petard out there to be hoisted, which is what she's being paid to do.
  • He dare not make sail lest his trick should be detected and a signal of recall hoisted on the flagship. for more
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