Middle English Dictionary Entry

poisǒun n.
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Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)

(a) A poisonous or deadly substance, poison; ~ makere, one who makes poison; ~ mongere, a dealer in poison; (b) the crime of poisoning someone; (c) ?a drugged drink; ?a bitter drink; (d) spiritually corrupting ideas; evil or malicious intentions; (e) as a term of association; (f) in proverbs.