viol

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viol (plural viols)

  1. A viola da gamba, a family of musical instruments that preceded the violin and viola and similar string instruments

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viol (third-person singular simple present viols, present participle violing, simple past and past participle violed)

  1. To play the viol.
    • Sir Walter Scott
      “Keep your gold for those who lack it, mistress,” said Henry, “and do not offer to honest hands the money that is won by violing, and tabouring, and toetripping, and perhaps worse pastimes.
    • Thomas Hardy
      Through snowy woods and shady / We went to play a tune / To the lonely manor-lady / By the light of the Christmas moon. / We violed till, upward glancing / To where a mirror leaned, / It showed her airily dancing []

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viol m (plural viols)

  1. A rape

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viol m (plural viols)

  1. rape

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French viol

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viol n (plural violuri)

  1. rape, violation

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viol (c)

  1. violet (the flower)