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bezonian

[bih-zoh-nee-uh n] /bɪˈzoʊ ni ən/
noun, Archaic.
1.
an indigent rascal; scoundrel.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; obsolete besoni(o) raw recruit (< Italian bisogno need, needy soldier < ?) + -an
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bezonian

/bɪˈzəʊnɪən/
noun
1.
(archaic) a knave or rascal
Word Origin
C16: from Italian bisogno ill-equipped raw recruit; literally, need
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