Hoick (verb) (BrEn)
Lift or pull abruptly or with effort.
Late 19th century: perhaps a variant of hike.
“She hoicked her bag up onto the desk and insisted on seeing the manager.”
“Just hoick up the anchor and let’s get going.”
A T-shaped piece of metal or wood on a boat or ship, to which ropes are attached.
Each of a number of projections on the sole of a shoe, designed to prevent the wearer losing their footing.
Middle English (in the sense ‘wedge’): of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch kloot ‘ball, sphere’ and German Kloss ‘clod, dumpling’, also to clot and clout.
The last stage of life; old age.
Senectitude comes from the Medieval Latin noun senectitūdō meaning “old age,” which in turn comes from Classical Latin senectūs, a derivative of the noun senex meaning “old man.” Senectitude entered English in the late 1700s, more precisely, in 1796 in Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels