HOIK

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HOIKHollandse Oos-Indiese Kompanjie (Dutch East India Company)
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"As part of our new purpose and strategy, we have set a series of long-term targets to assess how we are doing," said Peder Hoik Nielsen.
So what the pair do then is smack their lips and complain about being parched and when the hoarder's disappeared into their maze of a kitchen to put the kettle on, they quickly hoik sack loads of the stuff out the door and into a waiting skip.
Will hit 34 off After Porterfield (34, 26 balls) was superbly caught by Rafiq at deep-square-leg from a hoik that would have gone for six, Troughton took responsibility.
This match has featured no such strokes, and Flintoff's attempt at one resulted in his departure, a hoik into the deep failing to clear long-on off part-time spinner Marcus North.
Earlier, Brophy did not come to the crease until the 35th over when Rudolph's accomplished innings ended in unaccomplished fashion, bowled after missing with an awful hoik at Ian Blackwell.
The rise and rise (literally) of shoes also explains the popularity of the platform, allowing wearers to hoik themselves up an extra 5cms on top of their 12cms heels.
"I remember the first time I played England in Kandy, I went down the track to Robert Croft and tried to hoik him and was stumped," Sangakkara recalled.
Sangakkara said: "I remember the first time I played England in Kandy, I went down the track to Robert Croft and tried to hoik him and was stumped.
Or Harwick is sometimes pronounced Hoik? Or Wriothesley is pronounced Risley?
He hit the next ball into the stands at cover before slicing another hoik to Steve Harmison at fine leg as the Black Caps were dismissed for 386.
On his return to Madras, where he was born and with his father in the crowd, he scored just one and was out to a terrible shot, trying to hoik the ball across the line.