monish

verb
mon·​ish | \ ˈmä-nish How to pronounce monish (audio) \
monished; monishing; monishes

Definition of monish

transitive verb

archaic
: warn

First Known Use of monish

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for monish

Middle English monesen, alteration of monesten, from Anglo-French monester, from Vulgar Latin *monestare, from Latin monēre to warn

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“Monish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monish. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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