Definition of Paynim

1. Noun. A heathen; a person who is not a Christian (especially a Muslim).

Category relationships: Islam, Islamism, Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism
Generic synonyms: Gentile, Heathen, Infidel, Pagan



Definition of Paynim

1. n. & a. See Painim.

Definition of Paynim

1. Noun. (archaic) A pagan or heathen, especially a Muslim or Jew. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Paynim

1. a pagan [n -S] - See also: pagan

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paynim

paying back
payings
payload
payloader
payloaders
payloads
paymaster
paymasters
payment
payment rate
payment schedule
payment service
payments
payn
payndemain
paynim (current term)
paynimry
paynims
paynize
paynized
paynizes
paynizing
paynym
paynyms
payoff
payoff function
payoffs
payola
payolas
payor

Literary usage of Paynim

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1. The Orlando Furioso by Lodovico Ariosto (1827)
"And having interrupted him in vain, Nor having power to make him stint his lore, That paynim, stirred to fury, broke the rein Of patience, and assailed the ..."

2. The Lusiad: Or, The Discovery of India: an Epic Poem by Luís de Camões, William Julius Mickle (1809)
"Near these rude shores an Hero sprung from thee, Thy son, brave GAMA f, shall his lineage show' In glorious triumphs o'er the paynim foe. ..."

3. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"The dale was hole, the senne brent, The paynim rode vpon an asse, ... And with bis worries sue and wise Unto the paynim in this wise He sayde: O nowe it ..."

4. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"The dole was hole, the senne brent, The paynim rode vpon an asse, ... And to the paynim in this case He sayde: Thou hast do thy right Of that thou hadst me ..."

5. The Alphabet of Rhetoric: With a Chapter on Elocution; Intended as a by Rossiter Johnson (1903)
"... 'Twas the hour when rites unholy Called each paynim voice to prayer, And the star that faded slowly Left to dews the freshened air. ..."

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