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  • noun Plural form of malison.


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  • I met him searching disconsolately for a couple of his traps, which he had set too near the pathway and which had been carried off by thieving passers-by, on whom may malisons light.

    Highways and Byways in Surrey Eric Parker 1912

  • He advanced in his excuse the troublous nature of the times, and threw in a bunch of malisons at the circumstances which forced upon soldiers the odious duties of the tipstaff, hoping that we would think him none the less a gentleman for the unsavoury business upon which he was engaged.

    Bardelys the Magnificent; being an account of the strange wooing pursued by the Sieur Marcel de Saint-Pol, marquis of Bardelys... Rafael Sabatini 1912

  • Thence I saw them raise up Melville, and bear him towards the town, his friends lifting their hands against me, with threats and malisons.

    A Monk of Fife Andrew Lang 1878

  • He knew that a long past, with mysteries, dark places, malisons, curses, historic wrongs, was the proper atmosphere of his art.

    Adventures Among Books Andrew Lang 1878

  • Though the world's malisons drive him hither as before a tempest, yet, comes he rich in its gear; he shall have princely reception.

    Rob of the bowl : a legend of St. Inigoe's, 1872

  • "Malisons, malisons, more than ten, That harry the Ladye of Heaven's hen."

    An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800 Mary Frances Cusack 1864

  • a hideous spasm of awakening conscience about 7: 10 -- an unbathed and unshaven tumult of preparation, malisons on the shoe manufacturers who invented boots with eyelets all the way up, a frantic sprint to

    Pipefuls Christopher Morley 1923


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