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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Poi·son, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Poisoned p. pr. & vb. n. Poisoning.]
 1. To put poison upon or into; to infect with poison; as, to poison an arrow; to poison food or drink. “The ingredients of our poisoned chalice.”
 2. To injure or kill by poison; to administer poison to.
    If you poison us, do we not die ?   --Shak.
 3. To taint; to corrupt; to vitiate; as, vice poisons happiness; slander poisoned his mind.
    Whispering tongues can poison truth.   --Coleridge.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic
           substance [syn: toxic condition, intoxication]
      2: the act of giving poison to a person or animal with the
         intent to kill