contemptuous exclamation, attested from 1670s.
"poh—poh—yo'd never content her," observed Elizabeth, testily.
poh, poh—never mind your boots: the point—come at once to the point of the story.
Will they be content with one sledge full if they are down upon us, poh Pyin?
poh, Dotty; nothing but an innocent snake; he's more afraid of you than you are of him.
Do you suppose that at the Telegraph Hill House they allow the children to run about grabbing here and grabbing there—poh!
Suddenly six of the poh came and killed and devoured them as a reward for his good rule.
poh, I have fires like lightning; they cost me twelvepence a week, beside small coal.
"poh chile," she muttered, as she turned her head and brushed away the falling tear.