poing

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French poing (hand), from Latin pugnus, from Proto-Italic *pugnos, from Proto-Indo-European *puǵnos, *puḱnos, from *pewǵ-, *peuḱ- (prick, punch)

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Noun[edit]

poing m (plural poings)

  1. fist

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French poing (hand), from Latin pugnus.

Noun[edit]

poing m (plural poings)

  1. (Jersey, anatomy) fist

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pugnus.

Noun[edit]

poing m (oblique plural poinz, nominative singular poinz, nominative plural poing)

  1. hand
    circa 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Érec et Énide:
    Maintenant la prist par le poing[.]
    -Now, he takes her by the hand

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