hoister
noun see hoist I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hoister — hoist ► VERB 1) raise by means of ropes and pulleys. 2) haul or lift up. ► NOUN 1) an act of hoisting. 2) an apparatus for hoisting. 3) the part of a flag nearest the staff. 4) a group of flags raised as a signal …   English terms dictionary

  • hoister — See hoist. * * * …   Universalium

  • Hoister — shoplifter …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • hoister — Australian Slang shoplifter …   English dialects glossary

  • hoister — n. person or thing that raises or lifts …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hoister — shortie …   Anagrams dictionary

  • hoister — hoist·er …   English syllables

  • hoister — noun an operator of a hoist • Derivationally related forms: ↑hoist • Hypernyms: ↑operator, ↑manipulator …   Useful english dictionary

  • shortie — hoister …   Anagrams dictionary

  • hoist — hoister, n. /hoyst/ or, sometimes, /huyst/, v.t. 1. to raise or lift, esp. by some mechanical appliance: to hoist a flag; to hoist the mainsail. 2. to raise to one s lips and drink; drink (esp. beer or whiskey) with gusto: Let s go hoist a few… …   Universalium

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