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caviller

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

caviller (plural cavillers)

  1. Alternative spelling of caviler

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

caviller

  1. first-person singular present active subjunctive of cavillor

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin cavillor.

VerbEdit

caviller

  1. to mock; to make fun of; to make a joke about
    • Du Molin, Monarchie des François
      Si d'adventure ils cavillent, que les evesques et les papes dudit temps ne s'en osoient plaindre durant la vie de ce prince

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. In addition, the forms that would normally end in *-ll, *-lls, *-llt are changed to -l, -s, -t. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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