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cullion

[kuhl-yuh n] /ˈkʌl yən/
noun, Archaic.
1.
a base or vile fellow.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English culyon, coil(i)on < Anglo-French, Middle French coillon worthless fellow, literally, testicle < Vulgar Latin *cōleōnem, accusative of *cōleō, for Latin cōleī (plural) testicles, scrotum
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