yoicks

yoicks

[yoiks]
interjection
1.
Fox Hunting. (used as a cry by the huntsman to encourage the hounds.)
2.
(used as a cry of high spirits or encouragement.)

Origin:
1765–75; compare earlier hoick(s) < ?

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yoicks (haɪk, (spelling pron) jɔɪks)
 
interj
a cry used by huntsmen to urge on the hounds to the fox

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