Vilany

Vil´a`ny

    (vĭl´å`nŷ)
n.1.Villainy.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Ff.V.48, which specifically sets forth the prohibition "pou shalt not be pi douztur lye/Nor touche hir with no vilany" (lines 100-101, in Altenglische Legenden, 335).
(15) "For there was that time in the country a man that could [do]much of witchcraft, and so, by help of the fiend, he made him like an angel, and come to diverse maidens, and said he was sent from God to them on [with] this message; and so lay by them, and did them great vilany."
pat is when men sweres vilany, Ouper be Gode, or be hys myght, Or be his halous in hewyn bright, Or be his saul, or be his herte, Or be payn pat sare gune smerte, Or be his fleche, or be his blode, Or be his dede pat he tholed on rode, Be his fete, or handes twa, Be his nales [on] fynger and ta, Or be his body, or his banes, Or alle his lymes neuened at anes.