What does the word poison mean?

Usage examples for poison

  1. And I should say," continued the official, with a glance at the two men, " murdered in the same way as the gentleman you have told me of was murdered at Hull- by some subtle, strange, and secret poison." – The Rayner-Slade Amalgamation by J. S. Fletcher
  2. Master's out for half an hour, and I told her I wasn't allowed to sell poison to strangers in his absence. – The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins Last Updated: January 3, 2009
  3. Some men fly from it as from a bear; and some are afraid to drink of it, for fear it should be poison unto them. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan

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