Surrounding it are trailers and double-wides, hoisted up on wooden stilts to help them weather hurricane season.
On Thursday masked gunmen reportedly stormed the regional parliament building in Crimea and hoisted Russian flags.
His ad presupposes that Canadians think as he does: that he need only declare himself available to be hoisted into office.
Maria agreed, and he hoisted her onto his back and tromped up and down the sidewalk.
He reached up with his hand and she hoisted him higher until he was within reach of the blooms.
The flag was now brought on and hoisted on the lodge of Black Cat.
When I had completed the work, and hoisted the sail, I was delighted with its operation.
As he came on us the eighth time they hoisted their jib sail.
We hoisted the sail, hauled in the braces, and I took my place on the platform again.
Needless to say, we had hoisted no lantern on the forestay since the night the other boats had driven away from us or gone down.
1540s, "to raise," earlier hoise (c.1500), probably originally past tense of Middle English hysse (late 15c.), which is probably from Middle Dutch hyssen (Dutch hijsen) "to hoist," related to Low German hissen and Old Norse hissa upp "raise." A nautical word found in most European languages (e.g. French hisser, Italian issare, Spanish izar), but it is uncertain which had it first. Related: Hoisted; hoisting. In phrase hoist with one's own petard, it is the past participle.
For 'tis the sport, to have the engineerMeaning "to lift and remove" was prevalent c.1550-1750. As a noun, 1650s, from the verb.
Hoist with his own petar: and it shall go hard
But I will delve one yard below their mines,
And blow them at the moon: O 'tis most sweet,
When in one line two crafts directly meet.
["Hamlet," Act III, Scene iv]
Stolen: among the hoisted articles recently (1708+ Underworld)
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