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Overview of noun hoist

The noun hoist has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. hoist

(lifting device for raising heavy or cumbersome objects)

Overview of verb hoist

The verb hoist has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) hoist, lift, wind

(raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car")

2. hoist

(move from one place to another by lifting; "They hoisted the patient onto the operating table")

3. hoist, run up

(raise; "hoist the flags"; "hoist a sail") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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