from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To urge or drive by the cry of “Yoicks.”
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Hmm? and I wanted to leap through the screen and bat all of them over the head, because maybe it doesn't feel like a Depression if you're a rich tool living in DC, rich tool, but come live as a middle class or working class yoick here in AR, tool, or some worse off place in the country Oddly, I'm hearing there are worse off places that Arkansas right now!
An utterance typical of the red brick (in Manhattan, "white brick") yoick Brits that S.I. Newhouse Jr. has imported by the boxcar, for reasons that escape this observer.
The little stops view him as he passes, and far and near the air resounds with shrill "yoick!" and "tally-ho!"
"yoick!" or "hark-a-way!" was relishing his chase with the loudest of them.