way·​ment | \ˈwāmənt\
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of wayment 

archaic

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History and Etymology for wayment

Middle English waymenten, from Old North French waimenter, from wai, interjection, woe (of Germanic origin; akin to Gothic wai, interjection, woe) + Old French menter (as in lamenter to lament)

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