6 Definitions of Hoist

The meaning of the word hoist, the definition of Hoist:

n. - That by which anything is hoisted; the apparatus for lifting goods.

n. - The act of hoisting; a lift.

n. - The perpendicular height of a flag, as opposed to the fly, or horizontal length when flying from a staff.

n. - The height of a fore-and-aft sail next the mast or stay.

v. t. - To raise; to lift; to elevate; esp., to raise or lift to a desired elevation, by means of tackle, as a sail, a flag, a heavy package or weight.

p. p. - Hoisted.

The word "hoist" uses 5 letters: H I O S T

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after hoist, or to hoist in any order:

d - dhotis   l - holist lithos thiols   n - tonish   s - hoists   y - toyish  

Shorter words found within hoist:

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