Definition for AN-NOY'

AN-NOY', v.t. [Norm. annoyer, from neure, nuire, to hurt; Fr. nuire; It. nuocere; from L. noceo, to hurt, that is, to strike; Syr. ܢܒܐ, Ar. نَكَأَ naka, to strike, to hurt; Heb. and Ch. נבה, to strike. Hence probably L. neco, to kill. See Nuisance and Noxious.]

To incommode; to injure or disturb by continued or repeated acts; to tease, vex or molest; as to annoy an army, by impeding their march, or by a continued cannonade.

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