Definition of Pioney
1. peony [n -S] - See also: peony
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Literary usage of Pioney
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Voyage to Madagascar and the East Indies by Alexis Rochon, Brunel (1792)
"... to our hundred weight; the caty to our pound; and the tael to our ounce, The tael of weight, as well as the tael of pioney, is divided into maz, ..."
2. A Book of Simples by Henry William Lewer (1908)
"... Salt of wormwood, powder of pioney roots and of pioney feeds of each one dram white amber white corral prepared of each 2 ..."
3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, William Brown, Robert Henley Eden Henley (1819)
"... to shew that the testator meant to give uu absolute power to the wife, independent of the husband, to receive llio pioney; for it was argued, ..."
4. A History of the Theories of Production and Distribution in English by Edwin Cannan (1903)
"... and also when wages are taxed directly, pioney wages will rise sufficiently to prevent the labourer's real wages from being affected! ..."
5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1808)
"... nor will it be the worst pioney they advance. It should also be remembered, that an Incumbent from various reasons <3»n seldom get what if due to him; ..."