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15th century, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense
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pay tribute/homage to
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20 May 2020
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“Pay up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pay%20up. Accessed 1 Jun. 2020.
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