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Definition of the verb ACCOY

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  1. [obsolete] To render quiet; to soothe. - Geoffrey Chaucer
  2. [obsolete] To subdue; to tame; to daunt.

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Google previewThe Endangered English Dictionary: Bodacious Words Your Dictionary Forgot (1997)

by David Grambs

absonant accoy absonant (AB-so-nant) discordant or unharmonious; unnatural or unreasonable a gaffe that struck an absonant note abstriction (ab-STRIK-shun) loosening or unbinding an overdue abstriction of the community's old blue laws ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1866)

by Samuel Johnson, Robert Gordon Latham

Accoy. v. a. See Coy. 1. Render quiet, or diffident. Then is your careless courage accoyed. Spenser, Pastorals, February. The voice These solemn sages not at all accoyes; 'Tis common. Dr. H. More, Philosophical Poems, p. 76. 2.

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

Tbcn is your careless courage accoy'd. Your careful herds with cold be annoy'd. Spenser, si,,,,. Kal. Feb. 47. No other noise, nor people's troublous cries, As still are wont to annoy the vailed town , Might there be heard ; but careless quiet lies ...

Google previewPhreno-mnemotechnic Dictionary (1844)

Being a Philosophical Classification of All the Homophonic Words of the English Language : Containing Also Separate Classifications of Geographical, Mythological, Biographical, Scientific, and Technical Homophonic Words, to be Used in the Application of the Phreno-mnemotechnic Principles by Francis Fauvel-Gouraud

whig, guy, yolk, walk, haut-gout, og, hike, echo, hockey, hock, hego, kee, ga, hog, hook, coo, wick, ague, wacky, haak, ago, yug, wacke, awk, whack, cow, accoy, ky, hack, huck, aga, eek, huke, yuck, oaky, oak, aco, wag, gie, hawk, wake, eke, ...

Google previewAn Universal Etymological English Dictionary Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words in the English Tongue, ... and Also a Brief and Clear Explication of All Difficult Words Derived from Any of the Aforefaid Languages; ... Together with a Large Collection and Explication of Words and Phrases Us'd in Our Ancient Statutes, ... By N. Bailey (1724)

To ACCOY, to affwage. o. ACCRETION, properly a growing or fticking to. L. ACCRETION, [ with Naturalists] an addition of Marter to any Body externally. To ACCREW, LLAccroitre, F. of AcTo ACCRUE, s crefcere, L. J to be increafed or added ...

Google previewDictionary of Early English (1955)

by Joseph T. Shipley

accoy. To calm, appease; to soothe; coax; tame, daunt. Old French a to + coi, calm; Latin ...

Google previewAn English Dictionary.... (1717)

by Elisha Coles

Accoy, 0.

Google previewAn Universal Etymological English Dictionary; Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words in the English Tongue, Either Ancient Or Modern, ... and Also a Brief and Clear Explication of All Difficult Words, ...together with a Large Collection and Explication of Words and Phrases Used in Our Ancient Statutes, Chartes, Writs, Old Records, and Processes in Law; ... Containing Many Thousand Words More Than Either Harris Philips, Kersey, Or Any English Dictionary Before Extant. To Wich is Added, a Collection of Our Most Common Proverbs, with Their Explication and Illustration. The Whole Work Compil'd and Methodically Digested, ... By N. Bailey, Philologos (1757)

|- |- - To Accoy, to afwage.

Google previewThe New World of English Words: Or A General Dictionary ... Collected and Published by E. P. [The Dedication Signed: Edw. Phillips.] (1663)

To Accoy, (od word) to affwage. - Accretion, (Latin) a growing, or sticking Un tO, To Accrew, (French) to increafe, to be added unto. To Accumb,(Lat.)to fit down at a Table. Accumulation,(Latin)a heaping together. Accurately, (Latin) exa&ly.

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

accoy, allay, inert, peace, quiet 06 always, distil, even so, hushed, pacify, serene, settle,silent, smooth,soothe, static, subdue,though 07 appease,assuage, however, quieten, quietly, restful, silence08although, constant, immobile, inactive ...

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Accoy Meaning

Video shows what accoy means. To soothe, to calm; to assuage, to subdue.. accoy pronunciation. How to pronounce, definition by Wiktionary dictionary. accoy ...

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