Nayt \Nayt\, v. t. [Icel. neita.] To refuse; to deny. [Obs.] ``He shall not nayt ne deny his sin.'' --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • nayt — nayt(e varr. of nait v.1 and v.2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • natal — /nayt l/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to a person s birth: celebrating one s natal day. 2. presiding over or affecting a person at birth: natal influences. 3. (of places) native: nostalgia for one s natal town. [1350 1400; ME < L natalis of,… …   Universalium

  • nayte — nayt(e varr. of nait v.1 and v.2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • impregnate — impregnation, n. impregnator, n. impregnatory /im preg neuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. v. /im preg nayt, im preg nayt /; adj. /im preg nit, nayt/, v., impregnated, impregnating, adj. v.t. 1. to make pregnant; get with child or young. 2. to fertilize …   Universalium

  • acuminate — acumination, n. adj. /euh kyooh meuh nit, nayt /; v. /euh kyooh meuh nayt /, adj., v., acuminated, acuminating. adj. 1. Bot., Zool. pointed; tapering to a point. v.t. 2. to make sharp or keen. [1595 1605; < L acuminatus (ptp. of acuminare), equiv …   Universalium

  • applanate — /ap leuh nayt , a play nayt/, adj. Biol. having a horizontally flattened form. [ < NL applanatus flattened; see AP 1, PLANATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • carbonate — carbonator, n. n. /kahr beuh nayt , nit/; v. /kahr beuh nayt /, n., v., carbonated, carbonating. n. 1. a salt or ester of carbonic acid. v.t. 2. to form into a carbonate. 3. to charge or impregnate with carbon dioxide: carbonated drinks. 4. to… …   Universalium

  • caseinate — /kay see nayt , see euh , kay see nayt/, n. Chem. a metallic salt of casein. [CASEIN + ATE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • contaminate — contaminable, adj. contaminative, adj. contaminator, n. contaminous, adj. v. /keuhn tam euh nayt /; n., adj. /keuhn tam euh nit, nayt /, v., contaminated, contaminating, n., adj. v.t. 1. to make impure or unsuitable by contact or mixture with… …   Universalium

  • designate — designative, designatory /dez ig neuh tawr ee, tohr ee, dez ig nay teuh ree/, adj. designator, n. designee, n. v. /dez ig nayt /; adj. /dez ig nit, nayt /, v., designated, designating, adj. v.t. 1. to mark or point out; indicate; show; specify …   Universalium

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