Definition of Alayed
1. alay [v] - See also: alay
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Literary usage of Alayed
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The English Historical Review by Mandell Creighton, Justin Winsor, Samuel Rawson Gardiner, Reginald Lane Poole, John Goronwy Edwards (1893)
"They ' all gave me fair words,' says Barton, but he ' sings continually to deaf men,' and ' the furie of the preparation is alayed and the grant for ..."
2. The Origin and History of the English Language: And of the Early Literature by George Perkins Marsh (1892)
"... Ac the metal, that is mannes soule, With synne is foule alayed. ... and lewed Beth alayed now with synne, That no lif loveth oother Ne oure Lord, ..."
3. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"He wist well his purse was pouer, But yet he thought his right recouer, And openly ponerte alayed To the empereur, ..."
4. The Gothic and Anglo-Saxon Gospels in parallel columns, with the versions of by John Wycliffe, William Tyndale, Joseph Bosworth, George Waring (1874)
"And the wynde alayed, and there folowed a greate calme. 40 And he sayde vnto them, Why are ye fearfull ? Howe is it that ye have no fayth ? ..."
5. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"DILUTE, to wash away, mix with water, weaken. (L.) ' Diluted, alayed, tempered, mingled with water, wet, imperfect;' Blount's Gloss, ed. ..."