Definition of Hoistman

1. a person who works a hoist [n HOISTMEN]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoistman

hoist
hoist by one's own petard
hoist on one's own petard
hoist with one's own petard
hoistable
hoistaway
hoistaways
hoisted
hoisted by one's own petard
hoisted on one's own petard
hoisted with one's own petard
hoister
hoisters
hoisting
hoistings
hoistman (current term)
hoistmen
hoists
hoistway
hoistways
hoit
hoity-toitily
hoity-toity
hojillion
hojillions
hok
hoke
hoked
hokes
hokey

Literary usage of Hoistman

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1911)
"... and that the use of the compressed air for such purposes by such hoistman as the defendant Intended to provide was more hazardous and dangerous to the ..."

2. Mining Practices by Engineering and Mining Journal (1919)
"The stations are electric lighted and the hoistman can easily observe the hooking and unhooking operations from his position. ..."

3. Mining Engineers' Handbook by Robert Peele (1918)
"lead dump box, i hoistman who also ured the boiler; coal consumed. .54.2 Ib Fig ... handle an aver of 250 cu yd of tailings per 24 hr. fireman, hoistman, ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1913)
"... was connected so as to light a lamp, in front of the hoistman, in case the set speeded up. Should the occasion arise to cut the DC voltage off suddenly, ..."

5. The Twelve-hour Shift in Industry by American Engineering Council (1922)
"Here were two double kilns fired by one man each, the firemen drawing the kilns for one another; but in the summer "The position of lime hoistman also ..."

6. Practical Safety Methods and Devices, Manufacturing and Engineering by George Alvin Cowee (1916)
"This is especially important where the hoistman cannot see the hookman or the load. Instead of depending upon whistle signals, it is safer to station a ..."

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