American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. Archaic Second person singular past tense of do1.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The second person singular of the preterit of do, do.
- v. archaic second person singular past tense of do
GNU Webster's 1913
- the 2d pers. sing. imp. of do.
“Not a word didst thou mutter to me in 1814, of the publication of the MS., and did I not deem thy reckless enterprise suitably punished by the complaints of our”
“Its sides thou went'st, and by his name didst call”
“Him the son of Aeson with prudence addressed: “Good friend, assuredly with an evil word didst thou revile me, saying before them all that I was the wronger of a kindly man.”
“Him the son of Aeson with prudence addressed: "Good friend, assuredly with an evil word didst thou revile me, saying before them all that I was the wronger of a kindly man.”
“Mayhap thou didst sleep over-sound last night when I called by the river bank," he began, glowering darkly.”
“Then it is for thee to wail likewise, claiming that this thing is not well, and that the other thing thou dost not like, and that to be the wife of the Factor is more than thou didst bargain for, only wilt thou be content with more blankets, and more tobacco, and more wealth of various sorts for thy poor old father, Snettishane.”
“Did I not give to thee of the liver of the she-deer, because thou didst bring me crawfish?”
“Thus, ere thou didst issue from thy mother's womb, I destined for thee two founts of gleaming milk, eyes to watch over thee, and hearts to love thee.”
“It kind of goes hand in hand to me …. .oh Summit where didst thou go wrong?”
“Psalm 104: 5: “Thou didst fix the earth on its foundation so that it never can be shaken.””
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