from The Century Dictionary.
- To poison; charge or infect with poison.
- Infected with poison; poisoned.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Poisoned.
- transitive verb rare To poison; to infect with poison.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective obsolete
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Still, it is clearly pedantic to avoid the obvious by clothing it in befogged terminology, as one might by writing arenaceous or sabulous for sandy, immund for dirty, nates for buttocks, or venenate for poison (vb.).