Sclaundre Sclaun"dre, n. Slander. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • slander — [sclaundre] , sb. RG. 333, 354 == fame, report. Alys. 4797 …   Oldest English Words

  • Disclaunder — Dis*claun der, v. t. [From OE. disclaundre, n., for sclandre, esclandre, OF. esclandre. See {Sclaundre}, {Slander}.] To injure one s good name; to slander. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slander — I. transitive verb (slandered; slandering) Date: 13th century to utter slander against ; defame Synonyms: see malign • slanderer noun II. noun Etymology: Middle English sclaundre, slaundre …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • slander — n. & v. n. 1 a malicious, false, and injurious statement spoken about a person. 2 the uttering of such statements; calumny. 3 Law false oral defamation (cf. LIBEL). utter slander about; defame falsely. Derivatives: slanderer n. slanderous… …   Useful english dictionary

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