Definition of Poyson

1. Noun. (obsolete spelling of poison) ¹



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Definition of Poyson

1. to poison [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: poison

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poyson

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

Literary usage of Poyson

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1. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"Of venemous Apples, wherewith they poyson their Arrowes. ... which are the chiefe with sinne, the Archers among the Indians, are accustomed to poyson *? ..."

2. Hakluytus Posthumus, Or, Purchas His Pilgrimes: Contayning a History of the by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"Of venemous Apples, wherewith they poyson their Arrowes. ... are accustomed to poyson aaj" whereof their Arrowes, wherewith they kill all that they wound: ..."

3. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"Of venemous Apples, wherewith they poyson their Arrowes. ... which are the chiefe with sinne, the Archers among the Indians, are accustomed to poyson *? ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1887)
"... Bane and poyson to the Protestant Religion, &c.,'1700. 16. 'The Doctrine which is according to Godliness, &c. ' [1700?] (another edition, 1737). ..."

5. English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson by Henry Spackman Pancoast (1915)
"... oure enemy, Putte in his thought that he sholde poyson beye,4 845 toun, With which he ... hym large bo telles thre, And in the two his poyson poured he; ..."

6. Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, F.R.S.: Secretary to the by Samuel Pepys, Richard Griffin Braybrooke (1855)
"Anon to Gresham College, where, among other good discourse, there was tried the great poyson of ... poyson ..."

7. The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1809)
"... Lately discovered, and yet living, To the great Annoyance and divers Slaughters both of Men and Cattell, by hi$ strong and violent poyson : In Sussex, ..."

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