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Definition of hoist:

(v) : to raise; to lift; to elevate; especially, to raise or lift to a desired elevation, by means of tackle or pulley, as a sail, a flag, a heavy package or weight; to lift someone up to be flogged
(n) : a hoisting device, such as pulley or crane; the perpendicular height of a flag, as opposed to the fly, or horizontal length, when flying from a staff
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Definition of hoist:

(v) : to raise; to lift; to elevate; especially, to raise or lift to a desired elevation, by means of tackle or pulley, as a sail, a flag, a heavy package or weight; to lift someone up to be flogged
(n) : a hoisting device, such as pulley or crane; the perpendicular height of a flag, as opposed to the fly, or horizontal length, when flying from a staff

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