Poy (?), n. [OF. apui, apoi, a support, prop., staff, F. appui, fr. OF. apuier, apoier, to support, F. appuyer, fr. a to (L. ad) + OF. pui, poi, a rising ground, hill, L. podium. See Podium, Pew.]

1.

A support; -- used in composition; as, teapoy.

2.

A ropedancer's balancing pole.

Johnson.

3.

A long boat hook by which barges are propelled against the stream.

[Prov. Eng.]

Halliwell.

 

© Webster 1913.

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