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Neigh vs. Nay

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Neighnoun

The cry of a horse.

Nayinterjection

(archaic) no

Neighverb

(of a horse) to make its cry

Nayconjunction

or even, or more like, or should I say. Introduces a stronger and more appropriate expression than the preceding one.

‘His face was dirty, nay filthy.’;

Neighverb

to make a sound similar to a horse's cry

‘This fake laughter sounds like a horse neighing.’;

Naynoun

A vote against.

‘I vote nay, even though the motion is popular, because I would rather be right than popular.’;

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Neighverb

(obsolete) To scoff or sneer.

Naynoun

A person who voted against.

‘The vote is 4 in favor and 20 opposed; the nays have it.’;

Neighverb

To utter the cry of the horse; to whinny.

Naynoun

(archaic) A denial; a refusal. [https://books.google.com/books?id=uysQzJy9IwMC&pg=PA818&dq=%22word+nay+a+denial+refusal%22&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwij_5CHi-3cAhWJ2FMKHWjCDdMQ6AEIJzAA#v=onepage&q=%22word%20nay%20a%20denial%20refusal%22&f=false]

Neighverb

To scoff or sneer; to jeer.

‘Neighed at his nakedness.’;

Nayverb

(obsolete) To refuse.

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Neighnoun

The cry of a horse; a whinny.

Nayadjective

nary

Neighnoun

the characteristic sounds made by a horse

Nayadverb

No; - a negative answer to a question asked, or a request made, now superseded by no. Opposed to aye or yea. See also Yes.

‘And eke when I say "ye," ne say not "nay."’; ‘I tell you nay; but except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.’; ‘And now do they thrust us out privily? nay, verily; but let them come themselves and fetch us out.’; ‘He that will not when he may,When he would he shall have nay.’;

Neighverb

characteristic of horses

Nayadverb

Not this merely, but also; not only so, but; - used to mark the addition or substitution of a more explicit or more emphatic phrase.

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Naynoun

Denial; refusal.

Naynoun

A negative vote; one who votes in the negative.

Nayverb

To refuse.

Naynoun

a negative;

‘the nays have it’;

Nayadverb

not this merely but also; not only so but;

‘each of us is peculiar, nay, in a sense unique’;

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