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yoicks

[yoiks] /yɔɪks/
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
1765-1775
1765-75; compare earlier hoick(s) < ?
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yoicks

/haɪk; spelling pron jɔɪks/
interjection
1.
a cry used by huntsmen to urge on the hounds to the fox
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