avision

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle English visioun, from Old French avision.

Noun[edit]

avision (plural avisions)

  1. (obsolete) A vision.
    • c. 1390, Geoffrey Chaucer, "The Nun's Priest's Tale", Canterbury Tales:
      Macrobeus, that writ the avisioun / In Affrike of the worhty Cipioun, / Affermeth dremes, and seith that they been / Warnynge of thynges, that men after seen.
    • 1485, Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book XV:
      All thys avision saw Sir Launcelot at the crosse.

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Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

avision f (oblique plural avisions, nominative singular avision, nominative plural avisions)

  1. vision (religious or mystical experience of a supernatural appearance)