Nayed vs Gayed - What's the difference?

nayed | gayed |


As verbs the difference between nayed and gayed

is that nayed is (nay) while gayed is (gay).

nayed

English

Verb

(head)
  • (nay)

  • nay

    English

    Adverb

    (-)
  • (archaic) no
  • Derived terms

    * nay-say * naysayer

    Conjunction

    (English Conjunctions)
  • or even, or more like, or should I say. Introduces a stronger and more appropriate expression than the preceding one.
  • * His face was dirty, nay filthy.
  • * 1663 ,
  • [...] And proved not only horse, but cows, / Nay pigs, were of the elder house: / For beasts, when man was but a piece / Of earth himself, did th' earth possess.
  • * 1748 . David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. ยง 18.
  • And even in our wildest and most wandering reveries, nay in our very dreams, we shall find, if we reflect, that the imagination ran not altogether at adventures,

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A vote against.
  • I vote nay , even though the motion is popular, because I would rather be right than popular.
  • A person who voted against.
  • The vote is 4 in favor and 20 opposed, the nays have it.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To refuse.
  • (Holinshed)

    Adjective

  • nary
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    gayed

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (gay)

  • Gay

    English

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • , originally a nickname for a cheerful or lively person.
  • from the word gay, "joyful"; rare today.
  • . Also a shortened form of Gabriel, Gaylord and similar names, or transferred from the surname.
  • * 1992 , Unto the Sons , Ballantine Books 1993, ISBN 0804110336, page 15
  • - - - my father's father, Gaetano Talese ( whose name I inherited after my birth in 1932, in the anglicized from of "Gay "), was an atypically fearless traveler,
  • * 2004 , Bad Dirt , Fourth Estate, ISBN 0007196911, page 32
  • "Mr Gay Brawls. What a name."
    "It didn't use to mean what it means now. Plenty were named Gay'. Even in Nevada. Was old ' Gay Pitch had a gas station in Winnemucca. Nobody thought nothin about it and he raised a railroad car of kids.- - -

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