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  1. bissonadjective

    sandblind, purblind

  2. bissonadjective


  3. Etymology: From bisen, bisne, from bisene, probably from bi- + sien in the sense of "near-sighted, short-sighted". Compare bijziende, beisichtig. More at by, see.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Bissonadjective


    Etymology: derived by Stephen Skinner from by and sin.

    But who, oh! who hath seen the mobled queen,
    Run barefoot up and down, threat’ning the flames
    With bisson rheum. William Shakespeare, Hamlet.

    What harm can your bisson conspectuities glean out of this character. William Shakespeare, Coriolanus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bissonadjective

    purblind; blinding

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bisson

    bis′son, adj. (Shak.) blind, blinding. [A.S. bísene, blind.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Bisson is ranked #8887 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Bisson surname appeared 3,685 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Bisson.

    92.2% or 3,401 total occurrences were White.
    2.3% or 86 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2% or 75 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.7% or 65 total occurrences were Black.
    1.2% or 46 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.3% or 12 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bisson in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bisson in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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    A aligned
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    C alternate
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