yoicks

[ yoiks ]
/ yɔɪks /

interjection

Fox Hunting. (used as a cry by the huntsman to encourage the hounds.)
(used as a cry of high spirits or encouragement.)

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Origin of yoicks

First recorded in 1765–75; compare earlier hoick(s)< ?
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British Dictionary definitions for yoicks

yoicks
/ (haɪk, spelling pron jɔɪks) /

interjection

a cry used by huntsmen to urge on the hounds to the fox
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