• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Poy A long boat hook by which barges are propelled against the stream.
    • Poy A ropedancer's balancing pole.
    • Poy A support; -- used in composition; as, teapoy .
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n poy A prop or support.
    • n poy A rope-dancers' pole.
    • n poy A pole to impel or steer a boat.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. apui, apoi, a support, prop., staff, F. appui, fr. OF. apuier, apoier, to support, F. appuyer, fr. à, to (L. ad,) + OF. pui, poi, a rising ground, hill, L. podium,. See Podium Pew


In literature:

Mein poy, he run avay.
"The Crossing" by Winston Churchill
Und you und te poys haf a gay times?
"Stories in Light and Shadow" by Bret Harte
Give us a pottle; that's better than mugs of ale, eh, poys?
"An Unwilling Maid" by Jeanie Gould Lincoln
The poy-bird is less than the wattle-bird.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 14" by Robert Kerr
So it is vid de pipe in de mout of de beardless poy.
"The Red Man's Revenge" by R.M. Ballantyne
Dell you vot, poy, it ees a beeg schvindle.
"Crowded Out o' Crofield" by William O. Stoddard
I'll go pack with ye, an we'll take the poy to help an' carry up their things.
"The Eagle Cliff" by R.M. Ballantyne
It's all over with us, poys!
"The Root of Evil" by Thomas Dixon
Bube ist poy, goot poy.
"Diamond Dyke" by George Manville Fenn
Shoost have de poys keep cool.
"The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865" by Leander Stillwell

In poetry:

I vonder vere der Kaiser shtays
Mit all dose poys of his,
You pet, dey keep a goot long vays
From vere de bullets whiz.
"Hans Begins To Wonder" by Abner Cosens
My poys--dot story I can't wrote,
I lose them, von--two--tree,
Ven English teufels sink dose boat,
Vot sail der untersee.
"The Hate Of Hans" by Abner Cosens

In news:

KU's Robinson still POY favorite, but should he be.
Herald POY Brown gives surprise commitment to Middle Tennessee State.
Branstool, Dassylva earn POY honor.
Time's POY Is Zuckerberg, Despite Popular Vote.
PC West's Neal named Gatorade POY .
Wortham, Person named POY in region.
Mariota named Pac-12 freshman POY , and first-team all-conference QB.
As good as Anosike's been, Machado looks like MAAC POY .
H.S VOLLEYBALL: Despite ankle injuries, NA's Lilly wins Area POY for second straight season.
John and Matt analyze the Minor League POY candidates.
So what's the men's POY now.
Only once in the last 10 seasons has the POY been on a team that won it all.
NCAA basketball's POY rarely wins championship.
Media pick Tigers third in SEC, Pressey preseason POY.
Manufacturers of products released during the 2012 calendar year may submit their product for the 2013 POY competition.

In science:

Brasseur, P., Ballabrera-Poy, J. and Verron, J., 1999: Assimilation of altimetric data in the mid-latitude oceans using the Singular Evolutive Extended Kalman filter with an eddy-resolving primitive equation model. J.
A reduced-order strategy for 4D-Var data assimilation
However, for certain multi-scale systems, nudging with prescribed nudging coefficients might still be advantageous (Ballabrera-Poy et al., 2009).
A mollified Ensemble Kalman filter
We note in this context that a combined ensemble Kalman filter and nudging technique was found beneficial by Ballabrera-Poy et al. (2009) for the original slow-fast Lorenz-96 model (Lorenz, 1996).
A mollified Ensemble Kalman filter
The MEnK filter (perhaps also combined with the filtering-nudging approach of Ballabrera-Poy et al. (2009)) may provide an alternative to currently used combinations of ensemble Kalman filters and subsequent re-initialization.
A mollified Ensemble Kalman filter
Formal ly, Sx,y has two non-trivial views, Ix and Oy , so since F maps identity views to a singleton, F pSx,y q should be isomorphic to F pIx q ˆ F pOy q “ 1 ˆ 1 “ 1.
Innocent strategies as presheaves and interactive equivalences for CCS (expanded version)