Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of put.

Etymologies

From put +‎ -eth, the archaic third-person singular present tense suffix (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The word "putteth" indicates the spontaneity of what comes from the heart; for it is out of the abundance of the heart that the mouth speaketh.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Mark's expression has a startling sharpness about it -- "Immediately the Spirit driveth Him" (Mr 1: 12), "putteth," or

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Behold he putteth no trust in his Saints & his Angels he chargeth with folly

    Illustrations of The Book of Job

  • The manner of it was thus: there cometh in to her the laundress early as other times before she was wanted, and the Queen according to such a secret practice putteth on her the hood of the laundress, and so with the fardel of clothes and the muffler upon her face, passeth, out and entereth the boat to pass the

    The Abbot

  • Cursed is he that putteth his trust in man, and taketh man for his defence, and in his heart goeth from the Lord.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • And guess what; .. whoso putteth his trust in the Lord shall be safe.

    Obama’s coattails, and McCain’s closing argument

  • Crupper which he putteth under my tail, and a thing called Bit which he placeth in my mouth: and he fashioneth me a goad133 and goadeth me with it and maketh me run more than my strength.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • For my part, I say, ‘Whoso putteth his trust in the goodness of the election of Almighty Allah should be content with that condition which Allah hath chosen for him.’

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Quoth the camel, ‘O son of the Sultan, know that the son of Adam hath subtleties and wiles, which none can withstand nor can any prevail against him, save only Death; for he putteth into my nostrils a twine of goat’s hair he calleth

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Then he betook himself to the bazar and cried, Ho, people of this city, I am a courier of the King of Outer Hind and came with a message to your monarch who still putteth me off from a reply.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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  • "'And, on the fifth day, he divideth the land from the waters.' Not any more he didn't, for 'On yer umpteenth day, he mixeth the land and the water and lo! he maketh mud, and he putteth his beloved son, Gunner Milligan, up to his neck in it.'"
    - Spike Milligan, 'Mussolini: My Part In His Downfall'.

    April 25, 2009