Wayment

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Wayment Grief; lamentation; mourning.
    • v. i Wayment To lament; to grieve; to wail. "Thilke science . . . maketh a man to waymenten .""For what boots it to weep and wayment ,
      When ill is chanced?"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n wayment See waiment, waimenting.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t., v.i Wayment wā-ment′ (Spens.) to lament, grieve
    • n Wayment (Spens.) lamentation, grief
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. waymenten, OF. waimenter, gaimenter, guaimenter, from wai, guai, woe! (of Teutonic origin; see Woe) and L. lamentari, to lament. See Lament