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hoist British & World English

Raise (something) by means of ropes and pulleys

hoist the flag British & World English

Stake one’s claim to discovered territory by displaying a flag

hoist one's flag British & World English

(Of an admiral) take up command

hoist one's flag in hoist British & World English

(Of an admiral) take up command

hoist the flag in hoist British & World English

Stake one’s claim to discovered territory by displaying a flag

be hoist with one's own petard British & World English

Have one’s plans to cause trouble for others backfire on one

be hoist with one's own petard in petard British & World English

Have one’s plans to cause trouble for others backfire on one

be hoist with or by one's own petard in petard British & World English

Have one’s plans to cause trouble for others backfire on one

hoist English Thesaurus

as we travelled north we hoisted a large mainsail

hoist English-Spanish

levantar, alzar*

he was hoist with his own petard in petard English-Spanish

le salió el tiro por la culata