wanion

[ won-yuhn ]
/ ˈwɒn yən /

noun Archaic.

curse; vengeance.

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Origin of wanion

1540–50; alteration of waniand,Middle English: present participle of wanien to wane (see -ing2), from the phrase in the waniand (mone) in the time of the waning (moon), i.e., in an unlucky hour
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Example sentences from the Web for wanion

  • O Ppt, I remember your reprimanding me for meddling in other people's affairs: I have enough of it now, with a wanion.

    The Journal to Stella|Jonathan Swift