Maledicent

Maledicent

Mal`e*di"cent\, a. [L. maledicens, p. pr. of maledicere to speak ill; male ill + dicere to say, speak. See Malice, and Diction.] Speaking reproachfully; slanderous. [Obs.] --Sir E. Sandys.
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