caviller

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

caviller (plural cavillers)

  1. Alternative spelling of caviler.

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

caviller

  1. first-person singular present active subjunctive of cavillor

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin cavillor.

Verb[edit]

caviller

  1. to mock; to make fun of; to make a joke about
    • Du Molin, Monarchie des François
      Si d'adventure ils cavillent, que les evesques et les papes dudit temps ne s'en osoient plaindre durant la vie de ce prince

Conjugation[edit]

  • This verb conjugates the same as a verb ending in -er. In addition, the forms that would normally end in *-ll, *-lls, *-llt are changed to -l, -s, -t. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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