Empoisoner
Empoisoner \Em*poi"son*er\, n. Poisoner. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

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  • empoisoner — em·poisoner …   English syllables

  • empoisoner — noun Etymology: Middle English empoysoner, from empoysonen + er obsolete : poisoner …   Useful english dictionary

  • empoisonner — (an poi zo né) v. a. 1°   Infecter de poison. Empoisonner des viandes. Empoisonner un fruit. Certains sauvages empoisonnent leurs flèches.    Empoisonner un étang, un cours d eau, y jeter des substances propres à faire mourir le poisson.… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • empoison — empoisonment, n. /em poy zeuhn/, v.t. 1. to corrupt: to empoison the minds of the young. 2. to embitter: His own failure has empoisoned him. 3. Archaic. to poison. [1275 1325; ME empoysonen < OF empoisoner. See EM 1, POISON] * * * …   Universalium

  • empoison — em•poi•son [[t]ɛmˈpɔɪ zən[/t]] v. t. 1) to corrupt 2) to embitter 3) archaic to poison • Etymology: 1275–1325; ME < OF empoisoner. See em I, poison em•poi′son•ment, n …   From formal English to slang

  • empoison — /ɛmˈpɔɪzən/ (say em poyzuhn) verb (t) 1. to corrupt. 2. to poison. {Middle English empoyson(en), from French empoisoner, from em em 1 + poison poison} …   Australian English dictionary

  • empoison — [em poi′zən] vt. [ME empoisounen < OFr empoisoner: see EN 1 & POISON] 1. Archaic to make poisonous; taint or corrupt 2. to embitter; envenom …   English World dictionary

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