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(informal) A drink; liquor.
Middle English from Old French from Latin pōtiō pōtiōn- drink pō(i)- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Old French poison, from Latin pōtio, pōtiōnis, from pōtō. See also potion and potable.
Jonny was safe, even if she hadn't been able to wipe away all traces of the poison in his blood.
I didn't even see any poison ivy today.
He dies by poison soon afterwards.
Its words are poison but its magic protects my city.
She could poison your tea.
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