Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Ill will; malice.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Evil disposition or inclination; ill-will; resentment; displeasure; spleen.

Etymologies

From Anglo-Norman maltalent, Middle French maltalent, maltalant, from mal ("evil") + talent ("disposition"). (Wiktionary)

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