foin(redirected from foining)
intr.v. foined, foin·ing, foins
To thrust with a pointed weapon.
A thrust with a pointed weapon.
[Middle English foinen, from foin, a thrust, from Old French foine, pitchfork, from Latin fuscina, three-pronged fish spear.]
a thrust or lunge with a weapon
to thrust with a weapon
[C14: probably from Old French foine, from Latin fuscina trident]
1. a thrust with a weapon.v.i.
2. to thrust with a weapon; lunge.
[1325–75; Middle English (v.), appar. < Old French foine fish spear < Latin fuscina]
foin- To make a thrust or lunge with a pointed weapon.
See also related terms for thrust.
Past participle: foined