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malison

[mal-uh-zuh n, -suh n] /ˈmæl ə zən, -sən/
noun, Archaic.
1.
a curse.
Origin
1200-1250
1200-50; Middle English maliso(u)n < Old French maleison < Latin maledictiōn- (stem of maledictiō) malediction
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British Dictionary definitions for malison

malison

/ˈmælɪzən; -sən/
noun
1.
an archaic or poetic word for curse
Word Origin
C13: via Old French from Latin maledictiōmalediction
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Word Origin and History for malison
n.

"a curse," mid-13c., from Old French maleiçon "curse," from Latin maledictionem (see malediction).

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