Foison meaning

foi'zən
Physical strength or power.
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A plentiful harvest; abundance.
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A plentiful crop; good harvest; plenty.
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(archaic) An abundance, a rich supply of.
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(chiefly Scotland) Strength, power.
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Origin of foison

  • Middle English foisoun from Old French foison from Latin fūsiō fūsiōn- a pouring from fūsus past participle of fundere to pour gheu- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Old French foison
    From Wiktionary