Definition of Hoisted

1. Verb. (past of hoist) ¹



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Definition of Hoisted

1. hoist [v] - See also: hoist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoisted

hoiks
hoing
hoise
hoised
hoises
hoisin
hoisin sauce
hoising
hoist
hoist by one's own petard
hoist on one's own petard
hoist with one's own petard
hoistable
hoistaway
hoistaways
hoisted (current term)
hoisted by one's own petard
hoisted on one's own petard
hoisted with one's own petard
hoister
hoisters
hoisting
hoistings
hoistman
hoistmen
hoists
hoistway
hoistways
hoit
hoity-toitily

Literary usage of Hoisted

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1. Dictionary of Historical Allusions by Thomas Benfield Harbottle (1903)
"Captain Marchand, after an adventurous journey from the French Soudan, reached Fash oda on the Nile, and hoisted the French flag there and at certain points ..."

2. The Economics of Mining by Herbert Hoover, R. Gilman Brown (1907)
"Rock hoisted by 6-ton skip. hoisted 81726 tons, at cost of $1.19 per ton. ... hoisted 209484 tons of rock, at cost of $1.05 per ton. ..."

3. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1901)
"587 (plaintiff struck by timbers hoisted bj the derrick and thrown to the ground). A common laborer employed in building a bridge, and an engineer operating ..."

4. The Century (1902)
"Tile steel bucketĀ« containing excavated rock are hoisted by steam-derricks aud dumped Into wagons. deepest surface excavation had to be made. ..."

5. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1890)
"There followed a great struggle, and on Mr. Spring's return the fish was already hoisted head first ..."

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