Definition of Naysaid
1. naysay [v] - See also: naysay
Lexicographical Neighbors of Naysaid
naysaid (current term)
Literary usage of Naysaid
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. William Morris, His Art, His Writings, and His Public Life: A Record by Aymer Vallance (1897)
"Yet the stubborn facl was there, and not to be naysaid, that the accumulated wrongs of centuries cannot be set right in a lifetime; that the evolution of ..."
2. The English Illustrated Magazine (1890)
"... and when he naysaid them because he was fain of his work, in all playfulness they fell to taking the adze from out his hand, whereat he became somewhat ..."
3. The Saga Library by Eiríkr Magnússon, William Morris (1894)
"... the Skald : They who wrought out-raids often Bade to the king rich-minded Red gold to buy guilt off them : Ever the king naysaid it. ..."
4. The Story of the Glittering Plain, which Has Been Also Called the Land of by William Morris (1891)
"Thereafter they needs must dance together, and would have had Hall- blithe dance with them; and when he naysaid them ..."