Noy vs Soy - What's the difference?

noy | soy |


As nouns the difference between noy and soy

is that noy is (obsolete) that which annoys while soy is a chinese and japanese liquid sauce for fish, made by subjecting boiled beans to long fermentation and then long digestion in salt and water us preference is the term soy sauce .

As a verb noy

is (obsolete|uk|dialect) to annoy; to vex.

noy

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • (obsolete, UK, dialect) To annoy; to vex.
  • (Piers Plowman)
  • * Spenser
  • All that noyed his heavy spright.

    Noun

  • (obsolete) That which annoys.
  • (Piers Plowman)
    (Webster 1913)

    soy

    English

    Alternative forms

    * soya

    Noun

    (-)
  • A Chinese and Japanese liquid sauce for fish, made by subjecting boiled beans to long fermentation and then long digestion in salt and water. US preference is the term soy sauce .
  • I like a little soy with my rice.
  • * 1902 — Annie R. Gregory, Woman's Favorite Cookbook , p381
  • Pour in four tablespoonfuls of sherry and four tablespoonfuls of soy , as much vinegar as the jar will hold, and cover closely until wanted.
  • Soybeans. Often used attributively.
  • These candles are made from soy .
    The soy crop is looking good this year.

    Derived terms

    * soy bean * soy milk * soy sauce