visne

noun

ˈvēn(ē)
plural -s
1
archaic : vicinage
especially : the place (as the county) of a crime from which the jury is called
2
archaic : a jury of the visne

Word History

Etymology

Middle English, from Middle French visné neighborhood, from visin, veisin neighbor, from Latin vicinus

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“Visne.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/visne. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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