king's evil

noun, often capitalized K&E

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First Known Use of king's evil

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for king's evil

from the former belief that it could be healed by a king's touch

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The first known use of king's evil was in the 14th century

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“King's evil.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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king's evil

noun, often capitalized K&E
\ ˈkiŋz-ˈē-vəl, -vil How to pronounce king's evil (audio) \

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