vill

noun
\ˈvil \

Definition of vill 

1 : a division of a hundred : township

2 : village

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Examples of vill in a Sentence

an ancient vill nestled midst the verdant hills

First Known Use of vill

1596, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for vill

Anglo-French vil, ville farmstead, township

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The first known use of vill was in 1596

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