Veray

VERAY. This is an ancient manner of spelling urai, true.
     2. In the English law, there are three kinds of tenants: 1. Veray, or true tenant, who is one who holds in fee simple. 2. Tenant by the manner, (q.v.) who is one who has a less estate than a fee which remains in the reversioner. 3. Veray tenant by the manner, who is the same as tenant by the manner, with this difference only, that the fee simple, instead of remaining in the lord, is given by him or by the law to another. Hamm. N. P. 394.

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As I haue prechyd in placys abowth, And shewyd experyence to to man and wyf, Into kis werd Goddys sone hath sowth For veray loue man to revyfe.
My veray trewe vnchristen Name ys Avarice which I may not have openlye knowen in no wise, For though to moste men I am founde Commodius, yet to those that vse me my name is Odius.
Duvernoy, 2:86: "'Senher, veray Dieus e veray horn, tot poderos, que naquestz del corse de la Verges Maria ses tot peccat, e presestz mort e passio sus l'aybre de la veray crstz et fostz per las mas e pels pes clavelastz e per le cap de espinas coronat, e pel costat de lansa nafrat, don esshic sane et ayga, don tostz em rezemitz de peccat, Senher, trametestz me una lagrema de aquela vostra ayga que lave le mieu cor de tota legesa et de tot peccat.
Following the deletion of -e- in the initial syllable the contracted form vrai became generally accepted in French a century later but failed to exert a modifying impact on the form veray, an early French loanword in English, which exhibited forms with the initial sequence ver- throughout Middle and Modern English.
121 Parents' Association, the New York City Teachers Consortium and the school's principal, Cohen and 4th-grade teacher Veray Darby established the Children's Bookstore.