veney

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veney (plural veneys)

  1. (obsolete) A bout; a thrust; a venew.
    • c. 1600, William Shakespeare, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Act I, Scene 1,[1]
      I bruised my shin th’ other day with playing at sword and dagger with a master of fence; three veneys for a dish of stewed prunes; and, by my troth, I cannot abide the smell of hot meat since.

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