On Thursday masked gunmen reportedly stormed the regional parliament building in Crimea and hoisted Russian flags.
Maria agreed, and he hoisted her onto his back and tromped up and down the sidewalk.
On the contrary, it should be hoisted on our collective shoulders and cheered Rudy-style.
They not only hoisted Russian flags, but reportedly beat Ukrainians who expressed indignation at Russian aggression in Crimea.
Tellingly, the same people who hoisted him to power are now running from him in droves.
The flag was now brought on and hoisted on the lodge of Black Cat.
Yorke would get hoisted over me, and I should be laughed at for a duffer.
As he came on us the eighth time they hoisted their jib sail.
The English flag was lowered, and that of the French hoisted.
Needless to say, we had hoisted no lantern on the forestay since the night the other boats had driven away from us or gone down.
1540s, "to raise," earlier hoise (c.1500), probably originally past tense of Middle English hysse (late 15c.), which is probably from Middle Dutch hyssen (Dutch hijsen) "to hoist," related to Low German hissen and Old Norse hissa upp "raise." A nautical word found in most European languages (e.g. French hisser, Italian issare, Spanish izar), but it is uncertain which had it first. Related: Hoisted; hoisting. In phrase hoist with one's own petard, it is the past participle.
For 'tis the sport, to have the engineerMeaning "to lift and remove" was prevalent c.1550-1750. As a noun, 1650s, from the verb.
Hoist with his own petar: and it shall go hard
But I will delve one yard below their mines,
And blow them at the moon: O 'tis most sweet,
When in one line two crafts directly meet.
["Hamlet," Act III, Scene iv]
Stolen: among the hoisted articles recently (1708+ Underworld)
: Crooks speak of a job of hold-up as a ''hoist''