Definitions

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  • n. A strike or blow.

Etymologies

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Alteration of venue.

Examples

  • “But, certes,” said he, “the foul paynim met his match; for, ever as he foined at me with his brand, I parried his blows with my bauble, and closing with him upon the third veny, threw him to the ground, and made him cryrecreant to an unarmed man.”

    Waverley

  • ` ` But certes, '' said he, ` ` the foul paynim met his match; for, ever as he foined at me with his brand, I parried his blows with my bauble, and closing with him upon the third veny, threw him to the ground, and made him cry recreant to an unarmed man. ''

    The Waverley

  • "But, certes," said he, "the foul paynim met his match; for, ever as he foined at me with his brand, I parried his blows with my bauble, and closing with him upon the third veny, threw him to the ground, and made him cryrecreant to an unarmed man."

    Waverley

  • 'But certes,' said he, 'the foul paynim met his match; for, ever as he foined at me with his brand, I parried his blows with my bauble, and, closing with him upon the third veny, threw him to the ground, and made him cry recreant to an unarmed man.'

    Waverley — Volume 1

  • ‘But I’d give him one in the belly with my fist’ ‘But he’d go on: “Bonzhur, bonzhur, veny ici,” and then a cuff on the head.’

    A Sportsman's Sketches

  • The extenfion of the land of Egypt northward, the d*i - flance between it and Cyprus, and the fituation of Canopus, all (hew, that no or veny little alteration has been made thefe 3000 years.

    Travels to discover the source of the Nile, in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, and 1773

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