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Vill

In old English Law, a division of a hundred or wapentake; a town or a city.

VILL. In England this word was used to signify the parts into which a hundred or wapentake was divided. Fortesc. De Laud, ch. 24. See Co. Litt. 115 b. It also signifies a town or city. Barr. on the Stat. 133.

References in classic literature ?
"You vill be foolish not to take such an offer," she said.
"I might as vell go mit you for noffing as vot you offer me, but I vill try to help you.
Vun dollar und a quarter, und a day like dis!-- But you understand now--you vill pay me de rest of twenty-five dollars soon?"
But you must tell me what you have done with Vill - Monty."
"As it stands, not one farthing shall you have with my free will, and when I see my brother, the Socman of Minstead, he will raise hue and cry from vill to vill, from hundred to hundred, until you are taken as a common robber and a scourge to the country."
'Oh, wery good,' said Sam; 'then I'll amend the obserwation and call 'em the dear creeturs, if Blazes vill allow me.'