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- v. To hoist.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A dialectal variant of hoise.
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I remember that about the same time a friend started in to “heeze up my hope,” like the “sportsman with his cutty gun,” in the old song.
I remember that about the same time a friend started in to "heeze up my hope," like the "sportsman with his cutty gun," in the old song.
Scott; there is small wonder that the success of his poems gave him, as he says, "such a _heeze_ as almost lifted him off his feet."
He's sittin 'on his dowp yet, waitin' a dispensation o 'Providence that'll gie him a heeze somewhere else. "