hoist

[ hoist or, sometimes, hahyst ]SEE DEFINITION OF hoist

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HOIST

How could we hoist ourselves to such a height with Marie's conveyance?

Why do they continue to fire, General, when I have given orders to hoist the white flag?

It seemed to be ingenious, and proper to hoist great burdens.

She saw Garnache raise his foot to the stirrup and hoist himself to the saddle.

If you should want me for anything, hoist some kind of flag on the mainmast.

When he got fresh air in him again, up in the hoist, he sat up and opened his hand.

You must conduct me and my wife on board the Chameleon; we will hoist sail and will be saved.

"We must sheet them home before we hoist them," he said, as they returned on deck.

He loaded the bucket with broken rock and called to Qui-tha to hoist away.

Carmena stood waiting, with the end of the hoist rope looped about her.

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