saying (plural sayings)
- A proverb or maxim.
- (obsolete) That which is said; an utterance.
- c. 1610–1611, William Shakespeare, “The VVinters Tale”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies […] (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, (please specify the act number in uppercase Roman numerals, and the scene number in lowercase Roman numerals):
- And I'll be sworn you would believe my saying,
Howe'er you lean to th' nayward.
proverb or maxim