toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

calumny
used in Henry VIII

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
false accusation against a person
  • ] I humbly thank your Highness; And am right glad to catch this good occasion Most throughly to be winnowed, where my chaff And corn shall fly asunder; for, I know, There's none stands under more calumnious tongues Than I myself, poor man.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — A gallery in the palace (65% in)

There are no more uses of "calumny" in Henry VIII.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®