An*noy"ance (#), n. [OF. anoiance, anuiance.]
The act of annoying, or the state of being annoyed; molestation; vexation; annoy.
A deep clay, giving much annoyance to passengers.
For the further annoyance and terror of any besieged place, they would throw into it dead bodies.
That which annoys.
A grain, a dust, a gnat, a wandering hair,
Any annoyance in that precious sense.
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