tocsin / toxin

tocsin / toxin
   A tocsin is an alarm, or a bell or siren used as an alarm: Our town has a hurricane tocsin that is tested every day at noon.
   A toxin is a poison, requiring an antitoxin for survival: The toxin of mushroom made Rita Book cross-eyed and left-handed.

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  • tocsin / toxin —    A tocsin is an alarm, or a bell or siren used as an alarm: Our town has a hurricane tocsin that is tested every day at noon.    A toxin is a poison, requiring an antitoxin for survival: The toxin of mushroom made Rita Book cross eyed and left… …   Confused words

  • Toxin (disambiguation) — Toxin can have several meanings that relate to toxin, or poison: * Toxin (novel) is a 1998 novel by Robin Cook * Toxin (comics), a fictional character by Marvel Comics universe, grandson of Venom and ally of Spider Man.Distinguish from* Tocsin …   Wikipedia

  • tocsin — toxin …   American English homophones

  • toxin — tocsin …   American English homophones

  • tocsin(s) — toxin(s) …   English homophone dictionary

  • Tocsin (disambiguation) — A tocsin is a form of alarm.The term may also refer to:* Tocsin (album), the second album of 1980s goth rock band Xmal Deutschland * Tocsin , the title of the final movement of Symphony No. 11 (Shostakovich) *Tocsin, Indiana, a small town in the… …   Wikipedia

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