v. See POI, v. To cover; to cover up, as a vessel or container; to stop, as with a bung.
2. To overwhelm, as water. Puk. 14:28. To come upon suddenly, as a cold breeze; ia manawa, popoi mai la ke anu i ka aha lealea. Laieik. 121.
3. To rise up against, as a robber against a traveler. Kanl. 19:11. To fall upon, as banditti. Iob. 1:16.
4. Hoo. To cover up; to overwhelm, as the sea or as the surf. Kanl. 11:4. To break, as the surf over the reef. See POIPOI.