Venom vs Po - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between venom and po
is that venom
is to infect with venom; to envenom; to poison while po
As a noun venom
is a poison carried by an animal, usually injected into an enemy or prey by biting or stinging; atter.
As an interjection po is
A poison carried by an animal, usually injected into an enemy or prey by biting or stinging; atter.
(figuratively) Feeling or speech marked by spite or malice.
- Hurtful worm with cankered venom bites.
- the venom of such looks
To infect with venom; to envenom; to poison.
- Venomed vengeance. — Shakespeare.
From (etyl) . Cognate with (etyl) (m), (etyl) (m).
(obsolete) A peacock.
From (etyl) (m).
(UK, Australia, NZ, colloquial, dated) A chamberpot.
* 1988 , (Richard Hoggart), A Local Habitation, 1918-40 , Chatto & Windus, ISBN 0-7011-3305-8,
* 1989 , (Leonard Woolf), Frederic Spotts (editor), Letters of Leonard Woolf ,
- ‘Pos ’ or ‘chamber pots’ were provided under the beds.
- There are always several spitoons & pos [chamber pots] about the room & a loathesome smell of consumption, which I expect I shall catch.