Definitions

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  • v. Second-person singular simple present form of come.

Etymologies

From come +‎ -est, the archaic second-person singular present tense suffix (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He read it and replied to the messenger snake, ‘Thou comest from the Queen of the Serpents whom I am minded to visit for I have an occasion to her.’

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • "In whose name comest thou?" repeated the priestly man.

    The Holy Cross and Other Tales

  • "In whose name comest thou?" demanded the Father Miguel, advancing a space toward the stranger, but not in threatening wise; whereat the aged man stopped in his course and lifted his eyebrows, and regarded the Father a goodly time, but he spake no word.

    The Holy Cross and Other Tales

  • We know thou comest of a mighty race; we are proud to have thee our potlach-guest; but the king-salmon does not mate with the dogsalmon, nor the Raven with the Wolf. '

    The Son of the Wolf

  • We know thou comest of a mighty race; we are proud to have thee our potlach-guest; but the king-salmon does not mate with the dog-salmon, nor the Raven with the Wolf. '

    The Sun of the Wolf

  • Hast thee the courage to go out and ride, it may be even in the dark and as fast as may be, till thou comest to Boston town?

    History of American Women

  • Thou comest from a vaster universe wherein our system is but an infinitely small particle.

    "Microcosmic Buccaneers" by Harl Vincent, part 5

  • Who art thou? whence comest thou to visit this land?

    Helen

  • Thou comest most unseasonably; and if my master catch thee, death will be thy stranger's gift.

    Helen

  • Solimaun Ben Daoud, upon whose signet was inscribed the REAL NAME which controls the spirits of the elements — forbid it, Heaven, that while thou travellest upon the track of benevolence, bearing healing and hope wherever thou comest, thine own course should be saddened for lack of the tale and of the song.

    The Talisman

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