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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Intoxication.
 
Pliny (xvi. 20) tells us this word is derived from taxa, a species of bay-tree used for poisoning arrows. Hence the Greek toxon (a bow and arrows), and toxicon (rank poison).   1
 


 Into’ne (2 syl.).Intrigue (2 syl.), 

 
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