The cry of a horse.
to make its cry
to make a sound similar to a horse’s cry
“This fake laughter sounds like a horse neighing.”
To scoff or sneer.
or even, or more like, or should I say. Introduces a stronger and more appropriate expression than the preceding one.
“His face was dirty, nay filthy.”
A vote against.
“I vote nay, even though the motion is popular, because I would rather be right than popular.”
A person who voted against.
“The vote is 4 in favor and 20 opposed; the nays have it.”
A denial; a refusal. [https://books.google.com/books?id=uysQzJy9IwMC&pg=PA818&dq=%22word+nay+a+denial+refusal%22&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwij_5CHi-3cAhWJ2FMKHWjCDdMQ6AEIJzAA#v=onepage&q=%22word%20nay%20a%20denial%20refusal%22&f=false]