- informal to rise or raise abruptly and sharplyShe hoicked her dress above her knees
- NZ informal to clear the throat and spit
Word Origin for hoick C20: perhaps a variant of hike Examples from the Web for hoick Historical Examples of hoick
Hoick got his brother to add his testimony to the story, which was, throughout, a deliberate falsehood.
Ailie saw him distinctly try to wrench round to clear the trees—but he was too near; to hoick up and over them—but he was too low.