foin

[foin]Archaic.
verb (used without object)
  1. to thrust with a weapon; lunge.

Origin of foin

1325–75; Middle English (v.), apparently < Old French foine fish spear < Latin fuscina
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foin

noun
  1. a thrust or lunge with a weapon
verb
  1. to thrust with a weapon

Word Origin for foin

C14: probably from Old French foine, from Latin fuscina trident
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