warray

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English werreyen, from Old French werreier, northern form of guerreier, from Vulgar Latin *werrizō.

Verb[edit]

warray (third-person singular simple present warrays, present participle warraying, simple past and past participle warrayed)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To wage war against.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, I.v:
      And them long time before, great Nimrod was, / That first the world with sword and fire warrayd []