And he joyed in drinking the liquor first tasted by them, perfumed with their sighs, red as their bimba lips.
"Since you are wanting a quarrel, I'll give you cause for one," he said, and I joyed to hear him say it.
And all he had loved and joyed in, he had known she would love and joy in, too.
He had marveled at it, and joyed in it, all their years together.
I joyed particularly in every such opportunity as this no matter how trivial it appeared later.
Not even the Elizabethans so joyed in "green" words, as the French say, as do some Irish.
As though he joyed in putting her over the miles, Bud drove.
Nor cared I to enjoy what I stole, but joyed in the theft and sin itself.
Oft he turned the treasure over, Counting fondly and recounting; And he joyed to hear the jingle Of the yellow coins he counted.p.
I need hardly say how joyed was De Hauteroche by the assurance.
c.1200, "feeling of pleasure and delight;" c.1300, "source of pleasure or happiness," from Old French joie (11c.), from Latin gaudia, plural of gaudium "joy," from gaudere "rejoice," from PIE root *gau- "to rejoice" (cf. Greek gaio "I rejoice," Middle Irish guaire "noble"). Joy-riding is American English, 1908.