Nayword Nay"word`, n. A byword; a proverb; also, a watchword. [Obs.] --hak. [1913 Webster]

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  • nayword — nay·word …   English syllables

  • nayword — ˈnāˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: nay (of unknown origin) + word 1. : a word used as a signal : watchword 1b 2. obsolete : a proverb of reproach : byword …   Useful english dictionary

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