How to use nay in a sentence
The rest of the nays can be difficult to spot, and they're tiny not only in size, but also population.
The yeas and nays were taken on this proviso, and the honorable member voted in the negative!Select Speeches of Daniel Webster|Daniel Webster
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In February 1780 he withdrew from Congress because of its refusal to respond to his call for the yeas and nays.
The motion was put, and on the yeas and nays the vote was reconsidered.
I sincerely hope that we may have a vote of the Senate upon the amendment I now offer; and I call for the yeas and nays upon it.
British Dictionary definitions for nay
- a person who votes in the negative
- a negative vote