- wareison, warison, warisowne, warryson, warsoun, waryson, warysone, warysoun, warysowne, warysun, weryson
Borrowed from Anglo-Norman warison, from warir (“to protect”); equivalent to warysshen + -isoun. Doublet of garisoun.
warisoun (uncountable) (especially Northern)
- A monetary transaction; the act of paying for a service:
- A stipend; a regular fixed payment.
- (rare) Compensation or recompense for wrong.
- A reward, recompense; what one deserves.
- 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, “xxij”, in Le Morte Darthur, book IX:
- whanne sire Tristram was in the see / he said / Grete wel kyng Marke and all myn enemyes / and saye hem I wille come ageyne whan I maye / And wel am I rewarded for the fyghtynge with sire Marhaus […] and wel I am rewarded for […] many other dedes haue I done for hym / and now haue I my waryson
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- Wealth, possessions; a treasure (literal or figurative).
- Benefit, advantage; the gain accrued from some act.
- (rare) Ownership; the state of owning or possessing.
- (rare) Security, safety; protection from harm.
- “warisǒun, n.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.