• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Foiningly With a push or thrust.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • foiningly In a pushing or thrusting manner.
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In literature:

Bedad he's havin' a foine fling this toime, an' no misthake at all, at all!
"Afloat at Last" by John Conroy Hutcheson
He ain't up to much now; but wait till he be moulted and he'll coom out foine!
"Bob Strong's Holidays" by John Conroy Hutcheson
We're too foine for her.
"First in the Field" by George Manville Fenn
It's arrumed we are, an' we know how to use our goons, me foine birrud.
"Frank Merriwell Down South" by Burt L. Standish
It's an invoite to th' weddin' Oi warnt, an' Oi think Frankie would look foine as th' bist man.
"Frank Merriwell's Bravery" by Burt L. Standish
It's a foine lickin' Oi got.
"Frank Merriwell's Pursuit" by Burt L. Standish
They cut, thrust, and foin as fiercely as fifty Francalanzas, and are continually shouting on Saint George.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 379, May, 1847" by Various
These beds are altogidther too foine, Captain.
"Four Young Explorers" by Oliver Optic
Master Terry," he added, turning to the young Irishman, "isn't this foine livin' intirely?
"The Boy Slaves" by Mayne Reid
But thin, yere honour, he had a foine bould heart to do what he did for Maurice Kinane.
"Rídan The Devil And Other Stories" by Louis Becke

In poetry:

Thou who art both shalt foin and feast
With me who am both, thy hate's co-heir,
Lord of the West and of the East -
The scorpion's hole, the lion's lair!
"The Wild Ass" by Aleister Crowley