Definitions

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  • v. To abase or debase; to vilify; to depreciate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To abase or debase; to vilify; to depreciate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To make vile; treat as vile; depreciate; debase.

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Examples

  • "Say, holdt on avile und led me ged a few pullets indo you, mein friendts."

    Frank Merriwell Down South

  • But only vait avile: in six veeks I can bring any voman in England on her knees to me and you shall see vat I vill do vid my

    Men's Wives

  • But only vait avile: in six veeks I can bring any voman in England on her knees to me and you shall see vat I vill do vid my Morgiana.”

    Mens Wives

  • Uf he don'd peen aroundt here der next dime, I don'd know der kindt uv a feller vot he vos peen yet avile. "

    Frank Merriwell's Chums

  • "You peen bitten all der dime dose cendibedes py, und I pet me my poots you don'd keep very sdill yet avile!

    Frank Merriwell's Chums

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