yoicks

[yoiks]
interjection
  1. Fox Hunting. (used as a cry by the huntsman to encourage the hounds.)
  2. (used as a cry of high spirits or encouragement.)

Origin of yoicks

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

interjection
  1. a cry used by huntsmen to urge on the hounds to the fox
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