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monish

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verb mon·ish \ˈmä-nish\

Definition of monish

archaic

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  warn



Origin of monish

Middle English monesen, alteration of monesten, from Anglo-French monester, from Vulgar Latin *monestare, from Latin monēre to warn


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with monish


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