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Hoist

Definition of hoist:

part of speech: verb

To lift: to raise with tackle: to heave.

part of speech: verb

To raise; lift.

part of speech: noun

Act of lifting: the height of a sail: an apparatus for lifting heavy bodies to the upper stories of a building.

part of speech: noun

An apparatus for lifting goods from a lower to a higher floor, etc.; a lift.

part of speech: verb

To lift or raise with tackle; heave.

part of speech: noun

Act of raising.

Usage examples for hoist:

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