franion

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Origin uncertain.

Noun[edit]

franion (plural franions)

  1. (obsolete) A cheerful, frivolous person, a silly man; a loose woman.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.ii:
      Might not be found a franker franion, / Of her lewd parts to make companion [...].