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Old FrenchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

vengier +‎ -ance.

NounEdit

venjance f (oblique plural venjances, nominative singular venjance, nominative plural venjances)

  1. revenge; vengeance
    • circa 1150, Thomas d'Angleterre, Le Roman de Tristan, page 68 (of the Champion Classiques edition, →ISBN, line 420:
      volt Tristran dunc quere venjance
      Tristan wants therefore to seek vengeance

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