Withsay

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Withsay To contradict; to gainsay; to deny; to renounce. "If that he his Christendom withsay ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • withsay To speak against; contradict; deny; refuse.
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Usage

In literature:

Sir, he said, I might not withsay mine uncle's will and commandment.
"Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume II (of II)" by Thomas Malory
All she there told him, ruing death for friend so young, algate sore unwilling God's rightwiseness to withsay.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
Sir, he said, I might not withsay mine uncle's will and commandment.
"Chronicle and Romance (The Harvard Classics Series)" by Jean Froissart, Thomas Malory, Raphael Holinshed
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