The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Hike \Hike\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hiked; p. pr. & vb. n.
Hiking.] [Cf. Hitch.]
1. To move with a swing, toss, throw, jerk, or the like.
[Dial. or Colloq.]
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
2. To raise with a quick movement.
3. To raise (a price) quickly or significantly in a single
step. They hiked gasoline prices twenty cents in less than
4. (Football) To pass (the ball) from the center to the
quarterback at the start of the play; to snap (the