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  • n. Plural form of paynym.


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  • As for the paynyms, they were tofore the Incarnacyon of Cryst whiche were named, the fyrst Hector of Troye; the second Alysaunder the grete, and the thyrd Julyus Cezar, Emperour of Rome, of whome thystoryes ben wel kno and had.

    The Age of Fable

  • That is to wete thre paynyms, three Jewes, and three crysten men.

    The Age of Fable


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