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varletry

[vahr-li-tree] /ˈvɑr lɪ tri/
noun, Archaic.
1.
varlets collectively.
2.
the mob or rabble.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; varlet + -ry
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  • The excitement of the varletry in the square, they say, was fearful to hear.
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varletry

/ˈvɑːlɪtrɪ/
noun (archaic)
1.
the varletry, rabble; mob
2.
varlets collectively
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