vill

noun

1
: a division of a hundred : township
2

Examples of vill in a Sentence

an ancient vill nestled midst the verdant hills
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Word History

Etymology

Anglo-French vil, ville farmstead, township

First Known Use

1596, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of vill was in 1596

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“Vill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vill. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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