Poh

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • interj Poh An exclamation expressing contempt or disgust; bah !
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • poh Same as pooh.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • interj Poh exclamation of contempt.
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Usage

In literature:

Oh, poh, poh, don't do so!
"The Works of Edgar Allan Poe Volume 4 (of 5) of the Raven Edition" by Edgar Allan Poe
If any one of his intimate acquaintance told him it was hot or cold, wet or dry, windy or calm, he would stop them, by saying, 'Poh!
"Life Of Johnson, Volume 4 (of 6)" by Boswell
Poh, don't delay the wond'rous tale, What follow'd?
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction." by Various
A race of shop-keepers fighting for a sentiment, poh!
"Elsie's Womanhood" by Martha Finley
Her man's been crippled 'n' pohly fer a spell.
"Sunlight Patch" by Credo Fitch Harris
Poh, a fig for your high-flown nonsense.
"The Politician Out-Witted" by Samuel Low
ALFRED POH, private, mustered in Aug. 15, 1862; mustered out with company May 24, 1863.
"War from the Inside" by Frederick L. (Frederick Lyman) Hitchcock
If you had been chasing the cat, or turning somersets, she might, perhaps, be vexed; but poh!
"Happy Days for Boys and Girls" by Various
Cloots could not fathom Moung Poh Sin.
"Where the Pavement Ends" by John Russell
And the Angle SHO being equal to the Angle POH, or 54 Gr.
"Opticks" by Isaac Newton
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In poetry:

His head was loose, his neck disjointed,
It cost him little trouble;
But, to be stopp'd and disappointed,
Poh! danger was a bubble.
"The Drunken Father" by Robert Bloomfield

In news:

) and former Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) chairman Wu Poh-hsiung (???
State Assemblyman Mark Pocan (poh-KAN') has won the US House race for Wisconsin's 2nd District, keeping the Madison-area seat with Democrats.
POH Regional Medical Center Oxford Campus, located at 385 N Lapeer Rd.
POH Regional Medical Center Oxford Campus (385 N. Lapeer Rd.
USDA says ' poh -tay-NO.
Kids Say say 'Potato,' USDA says ' Poh -tay-NO'.
Poh -Hop Tonight & Tomorrow.
POH Assisted Living v Sunrise Assisted Living Management, et al.
POH-Hop The final two days of the Portland Oregon Hip Hop Festival arrive with headliners Freeway and Jake One (Friday) and Oldominion (Saturday).
USDA says 'poh- tay -NO.
Kids Say say 'Potato,' USDA says 'Poh- tay -NO'.
A staple in Hawaii, poke (pronounced poh-keh) is a refreshing appetizer or side dish typically made with raw fish, limu (algae), inamona (roasted, crushed candlenut) and sea salt.
Indoor skydivers 10-year-old Kyra Poh (R) and 11-year-o.
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In science:

Amy Poh Ai Ling Graduate School of Advanced Mathematical Sciences Meiji University, Kanagawa-Ken, Japan.
The Japanese Smart Grid Initiatives, Investments, and Collaborations
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