And although he were a paynim, nevertheless he served well God after his law.
A crusade is a war to recover the Holy Land from the paynim.
Indeed, paynim fleets plundered the place more than once, and massacred the monks in cold blood.
I allowed if the paynim was satisfied I was, and we would let it stand at that.
Job was a paynim, and he was Aram of Gosre, his son, and held that land as prince of that country.
There were three died in the Holy Land doing battle with the paynim.
Her father held a great feast in honour of Nicolette, and would have married her to a mighty king of paynim.
How can we return with all the paynim nations jeering at us, crying, 'See!
This Christian champions did and paynim, too, according to their custom.
He could not help himself, when the paynim burnt him: and how can he help us?
mid-13c., "heathen lands," from Old French paienime, paienisme "heathen, pagan; Saracen lands or culture or faith," from Late Latin paganismus "heathendom" (Augustine), from paganus "heathen" (see pagan); mistaken meaning "a heathen person" (late 14c., also in Old French) is via phrases such as paynim lands.