Payen vs Payed - What's the difference?

payen | payed |


As a noun payen

is pagan.

As a verb payed is

(archaic) (from old french paier) (pay).

payen

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (obsolete) Pagan.
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) Pagan.
  • (Chaucer)
    (Webster 1913)

    payed

    English

    Alternative forms

    * paid

    Verb

    (head)
  • (archaic) (from Old French paier) (pay)
  • * 1616
  • *:...and the use and proffitt therof cominge shalbe payed to my saied Sister Jone...
  • * 1836 — , ch 25
  • It was but just in time, for, as the frigate flew round, describing a circle, as she payed off before the wind, they could perceive the breakers lashing the precipitous coast, not two cables' length from them.
  • (from Old French peier) (pay)