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hoist

noun burglary, felonious taking, fraudulent taking, larceny, misappropriation, pilferage, pilfering, robbery, stealing, swindling, theft, thievery, wrongful taking
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Likewise, the whole mine grew before him and beneath him-tunnels, shafts, and galleries, and hoisting plants.
We tried to get up sail, Saxtorph hoisting and I holding the turn.
One of them let go the rope in the midst of the hoisting and slipped down to the deck dead; but Saxtorph hammered the others and made them stick by the job.
To the right of us I saw the captain of a junk chop away his mooring line with an axe and spring to help his crew at the hoisting of the huge, outlandish lug-sail.
Hoisting mainsail and jigger was a matter of minutes.
Mr Sparkler's lordship was fortunately one of those shelves on which a gentleman is considered to be put away for life, unless there should be reasons for hoisting him up with the Barnacle crane to a more lucrative height.
After this, there was a great hoisting up of Master Bardell, who was rather a large size for hugging, into his mother's arms, in which operation he got his boots in the tea-board, and occasioned some confusion among the cups and saucers.
The main flag hoisting ceremony in connection with Independence Day was held at Convention Center in Islamabad.
Approaching the ship, the air crew conducted the Hoist/ Helicopter-In-Flight Refueling (HIFR)/VERTREP checklist, emphasizing hoisting.
Tenders are invited for Fabrication, supply and erection with strengthening anti widening of existing Hoist Bridge Extension of width of hoist bridge 300mm both side with required cross bcam for suitable to revised design of hoisting arrangement, providing & fixing of M.
Although the swimmer had performed the hoisting procedure many times throughout his career, he didn't hook up.
The major flag hoisting ceremony was held at Hazoori Bagh near Lahore Forte where Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif unfurled National flag.