malison

malison

[mal-uh-zuhn, -suhn]
noun Archaic.
a curse.

Origin:
1200–50; Middle English maliso(u)n < Old French maleison < Latin maledictiōn- (stem of maledictiō) malediction

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malison (ˈmælɪzən, -sən)
 
n
an archaic or poetic word for curse
 
[C13: via Old French from Latin maledictiōmalediction]

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malison
"a curse," c.1300, from O.Fr. maleiçon "curse," from L. maledictionem (nom. maledictio); see malediction.
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