Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular present simple form of kiss

Etymologies

kiss + -eth (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And furthermore, of a truth, King Abd al-Kadir saluteth thee and kisseth the earth before thee and asketh on what weighty business thou art come.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • When he is here, he eateth and drinketh and kisseth and huggeth me, but doth naught else with me, and I am a pure virgin, even as Allah Almighty created me.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Then he kisseth her and she kisseth him; and I have heard of a certain King that, when his wife fell sick and died, he buried himself alive with her, submitting himself to death, for the love of her and the strait companionship which was between them.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Commander of the Faithful, the Lady Zubaydah kisseth the earth before thee — And Shahrazad perceived the dawn of day and ceased to say her permitted say.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Zubaydah kisseth the earth before thee and saith to thee, Thou knowest she hath bidden make this crown, which lacketh a great jewel for its dome-top; and she hath made search among her treasures, but cannot find a jewel of size to suit her mind.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Bad: thus doth it call all that is spirit – broken, and sordidly – servile — constrained, blinking eyes, depressed hearts, and the false submissive style, which kisseth with broad cowardly lips.

    Thus spake Zarathustra; A book for all and none

  • As soon as she knew him, she worships him; and embracing his feet, kisseth them.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • They, getting up again, accost him; Judas kisseth him; they lay hands upon him; and then Peter draws his sword, &c.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • 'As often as a father kisseth his child, he should say secretly with himself' (said Epictetus,) 'tomorrow perchance shall he die.'

    Meditations

  • Here we see the highest contradictions reconciled; here justice kisseth the sinner; here a man stands just in the sight of God, while confounded at his own pollutions; and here he that hath done no good, hath yet a sufficient righteousness, "even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ."

    The Riches of Bunyan

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