Wayment
Wayment Way"ment, n. Grief; lamentation; mourning. [Written also {waiment}.] [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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  • Wayment — Way ment, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Waymented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Waymenting}.] [OE. waymenten, OF. waimenter, gaimenter, guaimenter, from wai, guai, woe! (of Teutonic origin; see {Woe}) and L. lamentari to lament. See {Lament}.] To lament; to grieve;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wayment — way·ment …   English syllables

  • wayment — ˈwāmənt intransitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English waymenten, from Old North French waimenter, from wai, interjection, woe (of Germanic origin; akin to Gothic wai, interjection, woe) + Old French menter (as in lamenter to lament)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • waiment — Wayment Way ment, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Waymented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Waymenting}.] [OE. waymenten, OF. waimenter, gaimenter, guaimenter, from wai, guai, woe! (of Teutonic origin; see {Woe}) and L. lamentari to lament. See {Lament}.] To lament; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Waymented — Wayment Way ment, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Waymented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Waymenting}.] [OE. waymenten, OF. waimenter, gaimenter, guaimenter, from wai, guai, woe! (of Teutonic origin; see {Woe}) and L. lamentari to lament. See {Lament}.] To lament; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Waymenting — Wayment Way ment, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Waymented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Waymenting}.] [OE. waymenten, OF. waimenter, gaimenter, guaimenter, from wai, guai, woe! (of Teutonic origin; see {Woe}) and L. lamentari to lament. See {Lament}.] To lament; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • waiment — Wayment Way ment, n. Grief; lamentation; mourning. [Written also {waiment}.] [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wail — Wail, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wailed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wailing}.] [OE. wailen, weilen, probably fr. Icel. v[ae]la; cf. Icel. v[ae], vei, woe, and E. wayment, also OE. wai, wei, woe. Cf. {Woe}.] To lament; to bewail; to grieve over; as, to wail one… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wailed — Wail Wail, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wailed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wailing}.] [OE. wailen, weilen, probably fr. Icel. v[ae]la; cf. Icel. v[ae], vei, woe, and E. wayment, also OE. wai, wei, woe. Cf. {Woe}.] To lament; to bewail; to grieve over; as, to wail …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wailing — Wail Wail, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wailed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wailing}.] [OE. wailen, weilen, probably fr. Icel. v[ae]la; cf. Icel. v[ae], vei, woe, and E. wayment, also OE. wai, wei, woe. Cf. {Woe}.] To lament; to bewail; to grieve over; as, to wail …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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