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hoists

verb , present tense third-person singular of hoist

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1 to lift with effort
  • dockworkers hoisted all 164 barrels of molasses out of the ship's hold when it arrived in port
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2 to move from a lower to a higher place or position
  • hoisted the flag on the flagpole
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3 to swallow in liquid form
  • I have time to hoist a couple beers before heading home
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