hoise

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Middle Dutch hisen (modern hijsen) or Middle Low German hissen.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hoise ‎(third-person singular simple present hoises, present participle hoising, simple past and past participle hoised or hoist)

  1. (transitive, obsolete except in dialects or after Shakespeare) to hoist
  2. (intransitive, obsolete): to hoist, be raised

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