cullion

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English coillon, from Old French coillon ‎(testicle"; also, "a vile fellow, coward, dupe), from Latin coleus ‎(a leather bag, the scrotum).

Noun[edit]

cullion ‎(plural cullions)

  1. Testicle.
  2. A vile person.

References[edit]

  • Holinshed's Chronicles