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 grieve; to wail. [Written also {waiment}.] [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Thilke science . . . maketh a man to waymenten. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

For what boots it to weep and wayment, When ill is chanced? --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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