Accoy

Accoy

Ac*coy"\ ([a^]k*koi"), v. t. [OF. acoyer; ac-, for L. ad. See Coy.]

1. To render quiet; to soothe. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

2. To subdue; to tame; to daunt. [Obs.]

Then is your careless courage accoyed. --Spenser.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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