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hoise

play
verb \ˈhȯiz\

Definition of hoise

hoised play \ˈhȯizd\ or hoist play \ˈhȯist\ hois·ing play \ˈhȯi-ziŋ\

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  hoist 1

hoist with one's own petard or hoist by one's own petard
  1. :  victimized or hurt by one's own scheme



Origin of hoise

alteration of hysse to hoist, perhaps from Low German hissen


First Known Use: 1509

Rhymes with hoise



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