Definitions of Poy

  1. A ropedancer's balancing pole. Newage Dictionary DB
  2. A long boat hook by which barges are propelled against the stream. Newage Dictionary DB
  3. A rope-dancer's pole; a support. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for Poy

  1. Dave nodded excessively, and continued:-" Said here's a friend of mine, Doyvy Wardle, and they was coming to poy a visit to, to- morrow afternoon." – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  2. " My dear poy said Grossensteck, " you know as much of peeziness as a child unporne, and I tell you it's the same efferywhere- in groceries, in hardware, in the alkali trade, in effery branch of industry, the pig operators stand shoulder to shoulder to spiflicate the little fellers like you. – Love, The Fiddler by Lloyd Osbourne