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wanion

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noun wan·ion \ˈwän-yən\

Definition of wanion

archaic

  1. :  plague, vengeance —used in the phrase with a wanion



Origin and Etymology 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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