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paying

[′pā·iŋ]
(naval architecture)
Filling the seams between planks with pitch, marine glue, or other material after the calking has been inserted.
Slackening away on rope or chain.
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We pay four cents for a woman's stuff gown, you pay 8.
It belonged to them, they had only to pay the money and it would be all right.
It is natural," said Colbert, with a proud ease, "that you should be ignorant of the usages of state-finance; but, monsieur, when you have a thousand livres to pay, what do you do?
However legal it may be To pay what never has been lent, This style of business seems to me Extremely inconvenient!
Either pay thy debt as I have said, or release thy land and get thee gone from out my hall.
The difficulty is, Sir Knight, that I have no money here; let Andres come home with me, and I will pay him all, real by real.
You will pay the debt before you pass out of being.
You would have had to pay the courier a percentage.
It is no secret that we are out of favor for a night or two, in consequence of three figures having been paid for one of us, this very day, by a bossess, whose father stopped payment within three hours after he signed the cheque that was to pay the importer.
There will be chickens, pigs, vegetables, fruit trees, and everything like that; and there will be enough cows to pay for a hired man or two.
But when the Shimerdas found that Jake sold his pig in town that day, Ambrosch worked it out in his shrewd head that Jake had to sell his pig to pay his fine.
Here is a profane and drunken minstrel, called Allan-a-Dale nebulo quidam who has menaced me with corporal punishment nay, with death itself, an I pay not down four hundred crowns of ransom, to the boot of all the treasure he hath already robbed me of gold chains and gymmal rings to an unknown value; besides what is broken and spoiled among their rude hands, such as my pouncer-box and silver crisping-tongs.