Origin of foison
Examples from the Web for foison
She found Mme. de Vaubadon's guide at the rendezvous before the church door; it was Foison, whom she recognised.
Africa, that brags her foison, Breeds no such prodigious poison!The Book of Humorous Verse|Various
The next morning Foison appeared at La Délivrande to draw up the report.
Was he the only one who felt the challenge offered by the maddening fertility and foison of the hot sun-dazzled earth?Where the Blue Begins|Christopher Morley