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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of noint.

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Examples

  • Then the Soldane strictly commaunded, that on some high and eminent place of the Citie, Ambroginolo should be bound and impaled on a stake, having his naked body nointed all over with hony, and never to bee taken off, untill (of it selfe) it fell in peeces, which, according to the sentence, was presently performed.

    The Decameron

  • She raised herself on one arm, panting, and nointed the gun at the one on top, the one undergoing some horridly busy change inside his clothes.

    The Dark Tower

  • Autolycus threatens that the clown's son 'shall be flayed alive; then 'nointed over with honey, set on the head of a wasp's nest,' &c. In Boccaccio's story the villain

    A Life of William Shakespeare with portraits and facsimiles

  • And Priamus took from his page a phial, full of four waters that came out of paradise; and with certain balm nointed he their wounds, and washed them with that water, and within an hour after they were both as whole as ever they were.

    Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama A Revised American Edition of the Reader's Handbook, Vol. 3

  • "Ees, ees, he be a 'nointed one, zure enou," retorted the fellow, laughing outright in the traveller's face.

    The English Spy An Original Work Characteristic, Satirical, And Humorous. Comprising Scenes And Sketches In Every Rank Of Society, Being Portraits Drawn From The Life

  • We are washed, we are 'nointed, stark naked are we;

    The Complete Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley — Volume 3

  • He has a son, who shall be flayed alive; then 'nointed over with honey, set on the head of a wasp's nest; then stand till he be three quarters and a dram dead; then recovered again with aqua-vitae or some other hot infusion; then, raw as he is, and in the hottest day prognostication proclaims, shall he be set against a brick-wall, the sun looking with a southward eye upon him, where he is to behold him with flies blown to death.

    Tom Watson: In Our Custody: Torture and Our Culture

  • He has a son, who shall be flayed alive; then ’nointed over with honey, set on the head of a wasp’s nest; then stand till he be three quarters and a dram dead; then recovered again with aqua-vitæ or some other hot infusion; then, raw as he is, and in the hottest day prognostication proclaims, shall he be set against a brick-wall, the sun looking with a southward eye upon him, where he is to behold him with flies blown to death.

    Act IV. Scene III. The Winter’s Tale

  • We are washed, we are ‘nointed, stark naked are we;

    The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

  • A couple poster updates: My ex-husband (who refers to me only as a "fellow blogger" rather than "fellow blogger and ex-wife" but since the dear lad doesn't have a comment section I can only make fun of him here sent me this great one which reminds me a lot of the old Firesign routine by the Preacher in How Can You Be... ("--nointed with oil on troubled waters?

    Pen-Elayne on the Web

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