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  1. wanion(Noun)

    the wane of the moon

  2. wanion(Noun)


  3. wanion(Noun)


  4. Origin: Alteration of earlier waniand, from wanien, present participle of wanien (from the phrase "in the waniand [moon]", i.e. in the time of the waning moon, in an unlucky stound).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wanion(noun)

    a word of uncertain signification, used only in the phrase with a wanion, apparently equivalent to with a vengeance, with a plague, or with misfortune

  2. Origin: [Probably for OE. waniand waning, p. pr. of wanien; hence, used of the waning of the moon, supposed to be an unlucky time. See Wane.]


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