Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The administration of a poison.
  • noun The morbid state, acute or chronic, induced by any poison.

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

  • noun The administration of a poison.
  • noun The state of being poisoned.
  • verb Present participle of poison.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of giving poison to a person or animal with the intent to kill
  • noun the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance

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