saith
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈsɛθ/, /ˈseɪθ/, /ˈseɪ.əθ/
Verb
  1. (archaic) third-person singular simple present indicative form of say
    • 1611, The Bible, Authorized Version, Exodus 8.i
      And the LORD spake unto Moses, Go unto Pharaoh, and say unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Let my people go, that they may serve me.
    • 1624, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy: […], 2nd edition, Oxford, Oxfordshire: Printed by John Lichfield and James Short, for Henry Cripps, OCLC 54573970 ↗:
      , B. Blake (1836), p.663
      In this life we have but a glimpse of this beauty and happiness; we shall hereafter, as John saith, see him as he is.
    • 1850, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, The Blessed Damozel, lines 89-90:
      While every leaf that His plumes touch / Saith His Name audibly.
    • 1855, Robert Browning, “Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came”, V:
      […] ("since all is o'er," he saith, / "And the blow fallen no grieving can amend;")
Noun

saith (plural saiths)

  1. Alternative form of saithe#English|saithe (“type of fish”)



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