Pais vs Pains - What's the difference?

pais | pains |


As nouns the difference between pais and pains

is that pais is village while pains is .

As a verb pains is

(pain).

pais

English

Noun

(-)
  • (obsolete, legal) The (people of the) country.
  • Usage notes

    * A trial per pais'' is a trial by the country, i.e. by a jury; and ''matter in pais is matter triable by the country, or jury. (Webster 1913) ----

    pains

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • (used in plural) Trouble taken doing something; attention to detail; careful effort.
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  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=Not unnaturally, “Auntie” took this communication in bad part.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (pain)
  • Derived terms

    * be at pains * take pains

    Anagrams

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