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Villanous

VIL'LANOUS

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Definition 2022


villanous

villanous

English

Adjective

villanous (comparative more villanous, superlative most villanous)

  1. Obsolete spelling of villainous
    • 1887, Julian Hawthorne, A Tragic Mystery: From the Diary of Inspector Byrnes (page 25)
      [] near it is a cluster of weapons of villanous aspect, comprising every thing from a Malayan creese to a sailor's jackknife or a Smith & Wesson revolver.