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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A hoisting apparatus; an elevator, crane, or lift.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A hoisting apparatus; an elevator; a crane; a lift.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A hoist; an elevator; a lift, such as is used for raising or lowering goods or persons from flat to flat in large establishments.

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