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- n. a wild hook shot played without style
- n. spittle.
- v. To play such a shot.
- v. To lift something up wildly.
- v. To throw something out.
- v. to spit.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
As a non-coppa, can any of you officers of the law tell me roughly how long it will take before the first compo claims are launched for rsi as a result of having to hoik one of those ludicrous megaphones around??
Instead, you are more likely to be pondering how much time you can afford to spend reading before you lug the barbecue from beneath its tarpaulin or hoik the kids from their beds, lather them in factor 50 and march them off to the park.
OK, so 360 isn't "her" movie, but The Deep Blue Sea should hoik her into the best actress category — if she'd attended the red carpet, she'd have put this intimate movie on to the front pages.
With her ballsy no-nonsense approach to fashion, she will inspire children all over the country to hoik their protruding guts over a set of combat trousers.
And while we're on the subject of his Dad Lord, I give thanks for the delicious sight of that craven, racist, traitorous, class-ridden old fool having to hoik his withered Yankee hams out of the comfy billion-dollar no-show job the Carlyle Group found for him, in a desperate attempt to save a dynasty built on graft, treason, war crimes and good old-fashioned brown-nosing.
But this wasn't the time to be rehashing the past, if Cutter had found her, the others couldn't be far behind and it was time to hoik up her robes and run.
Marples Public School Slang 31 Oik, hoik: very widely used and of some age; at Cheltenham (1897) it meant simply a working man, but at Christ's Hospital (1885) it implied someone who spoke Cockney, and at Bootham (1925) someone who spoke with a Yorkshire accent.
Much as I despise Wikipedia, I despise far more those pirate sites that just hoik the entire lot in wholesale, with cavalier disregard for formatting and storage space.
"Besides, " he added, mopping his brow with a fold of his plaid, -if ye pass out, you'll be less trouble to hoik about.
In reality, you have to get hold of his head, hoik it back as you would with a sheep, and just keep on cutting until you've gone right through the windpipe and the head has just about come away in your hands.