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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hike  \Hike\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Hiked};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Hiking}.]  [Cf.  {Hitch}.] 
  To  move  with  a  swing,  toss  throw,  jerk,  or  the  like  [Dial. 
  or  Colloq.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hike  \Hike\,  v.  i. 
  To  hike  one's  self  specif.,  to  go  with  exertion  or  effort; 
  to  tramp;  to  march  laboriously.  [Dial.  or  Colloq.]  ``If  you 
  persist  in  heaving  and  hiking  like  this.'' 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hike  \Hike\,  n. 
  The  act  of  hiking;  a  tramp;  a  march.  [Dial.  or  Colloq.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hike 
  n  1:  a  long  walk  usually  for  exercise  or  pleasure  [syn:  {tramp}] 
  2:  an  increase  in  cost;  "they  asked  for  a  10%  rise  in  rates" 
  [syn:  {rise},  {boost}] 
  3:  the  amount  a  salary  is  increased;  "he  got  a  raise";  "he  got 
  a  wage  hike"  [syn:  {raise},  {rise}] 
  v  1:  increase;  "The  landlord  hiked  up  the  rents"  [syn:  {hike  up}, 
  {boost}] 
  2:  walk  a  long  way  as  for  pleasure  or  physical  exercise;  "We 
  were  hiking  in  Colorado";  "hike  the  Rockies" 




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