What does Nays mean?

Nays meaning in General Dictionary

of Nay


Nays meaning in General Dictionary

(pl. ) of Nay


Sentence Examples with the word Nays

Acting upon these returns the legislature passed a bill prescribing the terms of separation, and directed another vote of the towns and plantations upon the question of separation and the election of delegates to a convention at Brunswick which should proceed to frame a constitution in case the second popular vote gave a majority of five to four for separation; but as that vote was only 11,969 yeas to 10,347 nays the advocates of separation were unsuccessful.

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