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Pay (To)

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To requite, to punish.

Iʹll pay him out. Iʹll be a match for him, Iʹll punish him.

“They with a foxe-tale him soundly did paye.”


The King and Northerne Man (1640).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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