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ˈfɔɪ zənfoi·son

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  1. foisonnoun

    an abundance, a rich supply of

  2. foisonnoun

    strength, power

  3. Etymology: From foison

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Foisonnoun

    Plenty; abundance. A word now out of use.

    Etymology: foison, Saxon.

    Pay justly thy tithes, whatsoever thou be,
    That God may in blessing send foison to thee. Thomas Tusser, Husb.

    Be wilful to kill, and unskilful to store,
    And look for no foison, I tell thee before. Thomas Tusser, Husband.

    Nature should bring forth,
    Of its own kind, all foison, all abundance,
    To feed my innocent people. William Shakespeare, Tempest.

    As those that feed grow full, as blossoming time
    That from the seedness the bare fallow brings
    To teeming foison; so her plenteous womb
    Expresseth his full tilth and husbandry. William Shakespeare, Meas. for Meas.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Foisonnoun

    rich harvest; plenty; abundance

  2. Etymology: [F. foison, fr. L. fusio a pouring, effusion. See Fusion.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Foison

    foi′zn, n. plenty: autumn.—adj. Foi′sonless, weak, feeble—(Scot.) Fizz′enless. [O. Fr.,—L. fusion-emfundĕre, fusum, to pour forth.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of foison in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of foison in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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