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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Used especially in biblical, ecclesiastical, solemn, or poetical language, and to some extent in the speech of Friends especially among themselves, in contexts where the objective case form of an inflected pronoun is the one to be expected especially as i

Usage examples (14)
  • "I baptize thee, child, in the name --" gasped Tess.
  • Which makes me call thee back; we must not part thus:
  • I speak, and on this account have I called thee hither.
  • Come, beloved -- tell me, by what name shall I call thee? for more
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