Painim
Painim Pai"nim, n. [OE. painime pagans, paganism, fr. OF. paienisme paganism, LL. paganismus. See {Paganism}, {Pagan}.] A pagan; an infidel; -- used also adjectively. [Written also {panim} and {paynim}.] --Peacham. [1913 Webster]

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  • painim — painim(e obs. form of paynim …   Useful english dictionary

  • panim — Painim Pai nim, n. [OE. painime pagans, paganism, fr. OF. paienisme paganism, LL. paganismus. See {Paganism}, {Pagan}.] A pagan; an infidel; used also adjectively. [Written also {panim} and {paynim}.] Peacham. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paynim — Painim Pai nim, n. [OE. painime pagans, paganism, fr. OF. paienisme paganism, LL. paganismus. See {Paganism}, {Pagan}.] A pagan; an infidel; used also adjectively. [Written also {panim} and {paynim}.] Peacham. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • painime — painim(e obs. form of paynim …   Useful english dictionary

  • Heterodoxy — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Sectarianism. < N PARAG:Heterodoxy >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 heterodoxy heterodoxy Sgm: N 1 error error &c. 495 Sgm: N 1 false doctrine false doctrine heresy schism Sgm: N 1 schismaticism schismaticism …   English dictionary for students

  • Pagan — Pa gan (p[=a] gan), n. [L. paganus a countryman, peasant, villager, a pagan, fr. paganus of or pertaining to the country, rustic, also, pagan, fr. pagus a district, canton, the country, perh. orig., a district with fixed boundaries: cf. pangere… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Paganism — Pa gan*ism ( [i^]z m), n. [L. paganismus: cf. F. paganisme. See {Pagan}, and cf. {Painim}.] The state of being pagan; pagan characteristics; esp., the worship of idols or false gods, or the system of religious opinions and worship maintained by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Panim — Pa nim, n. See {Painim}. [Obs.] Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Paynim — Pay nim, n. & a. See {Painim}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paynim — noun Etymology: Middle English painim, from Anglo French paenisme heathendom, from Late Latin paganismus, from paganus pagan Date: 13th century archaic pagan; especially Muslim …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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