As verbs the difference between foins and foind
is that foins
is third-person singular of foin while foind
is eye dialect of find.
(etyl) foene, from (etyl) .
(label) A thrust.
*1600 , (Edward Fairfax), The (Jerusalem Delivered) of (w), XII, lv:
*:They move their hands, steadfast their feet remain, / Nor blow nor foin they struck or thrust in vain.
(archaic) To thrust with a sword; to stab at.
* 1976', These ''Fastulfrs'' and ''Falsts'' could drink as well as they could '''foin or fight, and this has also been the case with me. — Robert Nye, ''Falstaff
- He stroke, he soused, he foynd , he hewed, he lashed.
(archaic) To prick; to sting.
- They lash, they foin , they pass, they strive to bore / Their corselets, and the thinnest parts explore.
The beech marten (Mustela foina ).
A kind of fur, black at the top on a whitish ground, taken from the ferret or weasel of the same name.
- He came to the stake in a fair black gown furred and faced with foins .