yoicks

yoicks

 (yoiks) also hoicks (hoiks)
interj.
Used as a hunting cry to urge hounds after a fox.

yoicks

(haɪk; spelling pron jɔɪks)
interj
(Hunting) a cry used by huntsmen to urge on the hounds to the fox
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Or, if Yoicks would be in better keeping, consider that I said Yoicks.
Akin to the grouse season, I imagined: a spot of shooting, yoicks, tally-ho, and all that rot.
10) For instance, Yoicks, 1954, manifests an anticompositional strategy of alternating bands of color that Rauschenberg chose neither to define further nor to pursue in any other canvases.
In an even earlier work, Yoicks, most of the comic strips are completely overpainted, but these words clearly loom out of the muck, "five foot ten, hair sandy, eyes blue, 160 lbs.
YOICKS Protesters rush in to the chamber; TALLY-HO Guards move in to round up the intruders; COLLARED BAGGED HIM; UNDER THE COSH: Police; clash with protesters, main picture, leaving the pro-hunt activists bloody, far left, and in need of help, middle, as a demonstrator is trapped in a forest of boots
Churchillian jaw-jaw); yap/yip/yelp (mainly of dogs); yowlyowl (feline); yex, 'belch' (1629); yoop, 'convulsive sobbing' (1848); yike 'the woodpecker's call' (1891); yoicks, the fox-hunting call, imminently illegal in Britain; yah 'pseudo-phonetic representations of House of Commons ejaculations' (1886), reborn as a 1980s Yuppie affirmative.