Definition of Poyse
1. to poise [v POYSED, POYSING, POYSES] - See also: poise
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poyse
poyse (current term)
Literary usage of Poyse
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Thomas Hooker: Preacher, Founder, Democrat by George Leon Walker (1891)
"He now that will set this wheele right, must take away the contrary poyse, and then put the wheele the right way, and yet the wheele doth not goe all this ..."
2. Manipulus vocabulorum: a rhyming dictionary of the English language by Peter Levens (1867)
"... sb. weight, 216 2 "poyse of leade. ... poyse, v. 216 5 Poyson, sb. 164 18 Poyson, ». 164 46 Practice, sb. 115 13 Practice,». ..."