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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An obsolete form of poise.
  • noun A term used in mild execration, like pox.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Pox; pest; used as an imprecation.
  • verb transitive (dialect, Yorkshire) To strike or hit (a person).

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