From Middle English werreyen, from Old French werreier, northern form of guerreier, from Vulgar Latin *werrizō.
warray (third-person singular simple present warrays, present participle warraying, simple past and past participle warrayed)
- (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 […]