Definition of Puisny

1. a. Puisne; younger; inferior; petty; unskilled.



Definition of Puisny

1. Adjective. (obsolete) puisne; younger; inferior; petty; unskilled ¹

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Definition of Puisny

1. insignificant [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Puisny

pugnacity
pugnae
pugnosed
pugree
pugrees
pugs
puh
puh-lease
puha
puhas
puir
puirer
puirest
puisne
puisnes
puisny (current term)
puissance
puissances
puissant
puissantly
puissantness
puja
pujah
pujahs
pujari
pujas
puka
pukas
puke
puke up

Literary usage of Puisny

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1. As You Like it by William Shakespeare (1908)
"Ci.Muck Ado About Nothing, V, i, 139.—traverse: across. — lover: mistress. So in Cymbeline, V, v, 172. 40. puisny : inferior, unskillful. ..."

2. The Observer by Richard Cumberland (1822)
"cried one of the puisny judges, " respect the decency of the court. ... Monster," resumed the aforesaid puisny judge, taking up the forceps, ..."

3. The Observer: Being a Collection of Moral, Literary and Familiar Essays by Richard Cumberland (1817)
"cried one of the puisny judges, ' respect the decency of the court. ... Monster,' resumed the aforesaid puisny judge, taking up the forceps, ..."

4. The British Essayists: With Prefaces, Historical and Biographical by Alexander Chalmers (1807)
"cried one of the puisny judges, ' respect; the decency of the court. ... Monster,' resumed the aforesaid puisny judge, taking up the forceps, ..."

5. The Observer by Richard Cumberland (1822)
"cried one of the puisny judges, " respect the decency of the court." " Monster," resumed the aforesaid puisny judge, taking up the forceps^ " what is the ..."

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