Definitions of Yoicks !

  1. A cry of encouragement to foxhounds while drawing ; (?) a corr. of Fr. oyez ! oyez ! i. e. listen to the dogs. Dame Juliana Berners mentions, in her Book of Hunting ( fifteenth century), the cry, " Oyez, oyez a Bemounde," the name of a hound. See Tally ho!
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