hoister

Definitions

  • A Native Hoister
    A Native Hoister
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hoister an operator of a hoist
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hoister One who or that which hoists; an elevator or lift.
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Usage

In literature:

Tommy Finnegan was a little Irishman, with big staring eyes and a wild aspect, a "hoister" by trade, and badly cracked.
"The Jungle" by Upton Sinclair
While McCloskey was still prophesying failure, he was giving the word to Darby, the hoister engineer.
"The Taming of Red Butte Western" by Francis Lynde
Left Circle Eccentric Trainer and Shell-hoister.
"Ordnance Instructions for the United States Navy." by Bureau of Ordnance, USN
FRICTION OR GEARED MINING & QUARRY HOISTERS.
"Scientific American, Volume XXIV., No. 12, March 18, 1871" by Various
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In news:

Samuel Adams seeking stein hoisters.
Four area restaurants are participating in this year's Samuel Adams National Stein Hoisting competition, which means a local hoister could win a trip this year to Germany during Oktoberfest.
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