empoison definition by Webster's New World
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- Archaic to make poisonous; taint or corrupt
- to embitter; envenom
Origin: Middle English empoisounen ; from Old French empoisoner: see en- and amp; poison
empoison definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb em·poi·soned, em·poi·son·ing, em·poi·sons
- To fill with venom; embitter.
- Archaic To poison.