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wanion

noun wan·ion \ˈwän-yən\

Definition of WANION

archaic
:  plague, vengeance —used in the phrase with a wanion
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Origin of WANION

from the obsolete phrase in the waniand unluckily, literally, in the waning (moon), from Middle English, from waniand, northern present participle of wanien, wanen to wane
First Known Use: 1549

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