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Definitions of Poy

  1. A support; -- used in composition; as, teapoy.
  2. A ropedancer's balancing pole.
  3. A long boat hook by which barges are propelled against the stream.
  4. A rope- dancer's pole; a support.
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Usage examples for Poy

  1. Mo- di' and poy- ned' are light- colored seeds; pi- ting'- an is a darker seed - the Igorot says " black;" and si- nang'- a is the fourth. – The Bontoc Igorot by Albert Ernest Jenks
  2. What could she do, Malcolm, my poy? – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  3. Dave nodded excessively, and continued:-" Said here's a friend of mine, Doyvy Wardle, and they was coming to poy a visit to, to- morrow afternoon." – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  4. The poy- bird is less than the wattle- bird. – A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1 by James Cook
  5. " Well, she'll pe talking to her poy apout it," said Duncan, and the marquis saw that he had better press the matter no further for the time. – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  6. But he had not slept more than five minutes when he sprung from the bed, wide awake, crying- My poy, Malcolm! – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  7. Tak' my advice, and ye'll tak' the best thing at tebble- groose- poy, and trufflers." – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  8. " Gut morning, poy," he said, wiping his red face with his sleeve; " what you do here?" – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  9. Too much Suntay, Matam Littlepage- the poy wilt be sp'ilt by ter ministers. – Satanstoe by James Fenimore Cooper
  10. As if unconscious of Mildred's ignorance of their language, he said earnestly to her, " I did not know- I vould gif my life for der schild- der boor leedle poy- I no dink dat he vas so sick," and his eager words and manner convinced Mildred that his wife misrepresented him, and that his interest in the mystery of the comet's fate would be slight compared with that which centred in his son. – Without a Home by E. P. Roe
  11. All righd, Vrankie, my poy; led her go. – Frank Merriwell's Chums by Burt L. Standish
  12. Vere ist der poy now?" – Richard Dare's Venture by Edward Stratemeyer
  13. Ah- h- h- h- h, my dear poy! – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells
  14. Good- bye, Passil, my tear poy. – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells
  15. That's true, sir, but we'll be none the worse o' the poy, what- e- ver. – The Eagle Cliff by R.M. Ballantyne
  16. " My dear poy," said Grossensteck, " you know as much of peeziness as a child unporne, and I tell you it's the same efferywhere- in groceries, in hardware, in the alkali trade, in effery branch of industry, the pig operators stand shoulder to shoulder to spiflicate the little fellers like you. – Love, The Fiddler by Lloyd Osbourne
  17. I'll go pack with ye, an we'll take the poy to help an' carry up their things. – The Eagle Cliff by R.M. Ballantyne
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