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English definition of “hoick”

hoick

verb [T + adv/prep]     /hɔɪk/ UK informal
to raise or pull something, usually with a quick movement and with effort : They hoicked the box onto the table . He hoicked up his trousers .Raising and loweringMoving upwards
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