Definitions of hoist
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. 2
n. - That by which anything is hoisted; the apparatus for lifting goods. 2
n. - The act of hoisting; a lift. 2
n. - The perpendicular height of a flag, as opposed to the fly, or horizontal length when flying from a staff. 2
n. - The height of a fore-and-aft sail next the mast or stay. 2
p. p. - Hoisted. 2
The word "hoist" uses 5 letters: H I O S T.
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