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Vilipendar, Villipender, n. [Vilipend v.] One who treats authority in a contemptuous manner. — Thai slew all Scottis … as brekaris and vilipendaris of thair maieste; Bell. Boece (M) I 34.
Vilipendars and contempners of the heigh judges authority; 1653 Soc. Ant. XXIII 312.
They sall be scourgit … as villipenders & contemners of the authoritie of the magistrats; 1663 Dumfries Council Min. MS 3 Aug.

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