Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The country; the people of the neighbourhood.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The country; the people of the neighborhood.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Middle English form of peace.
  • n. In law, the people from among whom a jury is taken.
  • n. In archaeology, a garment worn by the ancient Britons, and perpetuated in the belted plaid.

Etymologies

Old French, equivalent to French pays ("country"). (Wiktionary)

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  • Greek meaning servant or child

    January 19, 2014