Definition of Poysed

1. poyse [v] - See also: poyse



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poysed

poxy
poy
poyarkovite
poynado
poynadoes
poynados
poynant
poynard
poynt
poynted
poynting
poynts
poyous
poyse
poysed (current term)
poyses
poysing
poyson
poysoned
poysoning
poysons
poz
pozole
pozoles
pozz
pozzie
pozzies
pozzolan

Literary usage of Poysed

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1. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes by Robert Burton (1800)
"... reading of Scriptures, good Divines, good advice and conference, applying God's word to their distressed souls, it must be corrected and counter-poysed. ..."

2. The English Historical Review by Mandell Creighton, Justin Winsor, Samuel Rawson Gardiner, Reginald Lane Poole, John Goronwy Edwards (1913)
"... bee butt as well poysed as I morally promise myself it will be in this, I think his Majesty will have noe cause to send them home againe. ..."

3. Elizabethan Critical Essays by George Gregory Smith (1904)
"... and according too that weight oure syllables must bee poysed. Wherefor syth thee poi'tes ..."

4. Hakluytus Posthumus, Or, Purchas His Pilgrimes: Contayning a History of the by Samuel Purchas (1905)
"Philosophers knowne rule, that the Earth, is equally poysed /. 3. c. i2. on "0th S1"es o1 "er owne centre. And thirdly, that y Alii, the center of the Earth ..."

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