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[vil] /vɪl/
a territorial division under the feudal system; township.
Origin of vill
1590-1600; < Anglo-French; Old French vile, vylle, ville farm, village; see villa Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Come, my dear joy; I vill secure your body and your shoul too; I vill make you a good catholic, and give you an absolution.

    The Beaux-Stratagem George Farquhar
  • I must go because they do not vant me, but you vill stay and listen.

  • Uf you dare to caldt me Batsey aken you vill gif me a lickens!

    Frank Merriwell's Cruise Burt L. Standish
  • Take your rapier, Jack; I vill tell you how I vill kill him.

    The Merry Wives of Windsor William Shakespeare
  • I vill save your wife und baby for you, and it vill not seem like mooch to you in de end.

    The Jungle Upton Sinclair
  • Von of my men say von day he have sick of me, and he vill go.

    Cormorant Crag George Manville Fenn
  • "You vill not be trouble you'self 'bout me, Mistaire Preb'," he returned politely.

    Pirates' Hope Francis Lynde
  • Some day, if you are good boy and can be trust, you vill know everysings.

    Cormorant Crag George Manville Fenn
  • I vill teach you same like I teach oder ladies who pay me many dollare.

    The Christian Hall Caine
  • Vhy, of course I vill, and den ve'll have supper togeder—look!

    The Christian Hall Caine

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