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foin

[foin] /fɔɪn/ Archaic.
noun
1.
a thrust with a weapon.
verb (used without object)
2.
to thrust with a weapon; lunge.
Origin of foin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English (v.), apparently < Old French foine fish spear < Latin fuscina
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foin

/fɔɪn/
noun
1.
a thrust or lunge with a weapon
verb
2.
to thrust with a weapon
Word Origin
C14: probably from Old French foine, from Latin fuscina trident
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