Definitions

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  • v. To poise.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To poise.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An obsolete form of poise.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It was not so great a distance to Domremy on the Meuse from Troyes on the Loire, and it appears that a little group of peasants, bolder than the rest, had come forth to hang about the road when the army passed and see what was so fine a sight, and perhaps to catch a glimpse of their/payse/, their little neighbour, the

    Jeanne d'Arc

  • Having obtained it, they set off at a good round pace, that would have been "throublesome to kape up," as Bryan remarked, "with payse in yer shoes!"

    Ungava

  • If the CC and NPC is so great, draws the crowds and payse the salaries and covers RU administraiton costs - WHT HTEN ARE NZ AND SA IN THE AUPER 14/15.

    The Roar - Your Sports Opinion

  • Frenche Cartes, for that when the carte leaning upon one side poincteth uppon them, because they bee ordinary crooked, they come then to bee straight, and to be able to sustayne strongly al the payse, where when the carte goeth even, and that they bee crooked, they sustayne it halfe: but let us tourne to our citie and Fortresse.

    Machiavelli, Volume I

  • _payse_, their little neighbour, the _commère_ who was godmother to

    Jeanne D'Arc: her life and death

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