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bezonian (noun) – (archaic) A knave or rascal

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : The root of the archaic English noun bezonian is the Italian noun bisogno ?need, lack,? also in the late 16th century, ?raw, needy recruit (newly landed in Italy from Spain).? In English bezonian has always had this meaning, but also, by an easy extension, ?poor beggar, indigent rascal.? Bezonian entered English in the late 16th century.

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