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malison

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English

Etymology

From Old French malison, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] maledictio, from the past participle stem of maledicere, from male (badly) + dicere (say). Compare malediction.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈmælɪzən/, /ˈmælɪsən/

Noun

Singular
malison

Plural
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  1. A curse.
    • 1819: “A hide of land I give to thee in my steads of Walbrugham, from me and mine to thee and thine aye and for ever; and God’s malison on his head who this gainsays!” — Walter Scott, Ivanhoe

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