When Hutton Gibson filed for divorce last month, joye Gibson was “baffled,” according to the petition.
In her declaration, joye Gibson accuses Mel Gibson and his sister of manipulating their father into filing for divorce.
And Roulland your trumpette, wyth Michel thaungel, and many other in his companye, is brought into joye perdurable to heven.
O my swerde whych has ben my comfort and my joye, whych never hurtest persone that myght escape fro deth.
The which Crist of his souveraign mercy and noble pite plese alwey to kepe in al maner of worship and joye.
In 1630 we find:—“Item bestowed of the ringers in ayle for joye of the younge Prince xij.”
It was at Watou that fat joye used to come into the tent and get me to talk to him about the war.
c.1200, "feeling of pleasure and delight;" c.1300, "source of pleasure or happiness," from Old French joie (11c.), from Latin gaudia, plural of gaudium "joy," from gaudere "rejoice," from PIE root *gau- "to rejoice" (cf. Greek gaio "I rejoice," Middle Irish guaire "noble"). Joy-riding is American English, 1908.