Definitions

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

Etymologies

sell + -eth (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I was already convinced that DRM is a crazy notion, but I found it interesting the read about its disturbing manifestations in Google selleth then

    Planet-x.com.au » the "right to read" and other digital copyright musings

  • Moreover, her hands are better than gold and silver; for she maketh silken curtains and selleth them for fifty gold pieces each; and it taketh her but eight days to make a curtain.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • One day, being minded to journey to a certain city, he asked those who came thence, saying, “What kind of goods brought most profit there?” and they answered, “Chanders-wood; for it selleth at a high price.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • ‘Whoso selleth his future for the worldly goods of others,’ replied Abu Hazim.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • And when I grow old and lean and can no longer run swiftly, he selleth me to the miller who maketh me turn in the mill, and I cease not from turning night and day till I grow decrepit.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • ‘I am of a household which selleth nothing of the fashion of the next world363 for what is on earth of gold and silver.’

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • On the contrary, by the sole selling of the native commodities abroad, and sole buying the foreign commodities upon the place, they raise the price of those, and abate the price of these, to the disadvantage of the foreigner: for where but one selleth, the merchandise is the dearer; and where but one buyeth, the cheaper: such corporations therefore are no other than monopolies, though they would be very profitable for a

    Leviathan

  • For at home there is but one buyer, and abroad but one that selleth; both which is gainful to the merchant, because thereby they buy at home at lower, and sell abroad at higher, rates: and abroad there is but one buyer of foreign merchandise, and but one that sells them at home, both which again are gainful to the adventurers.

    Leviathan

  • As for the plenty of matter, it is a thing limited by nature to those commodities which, from the two breasts of our common mother, land and sea, God usually either freely giveth or for labour selleth to mankind.

    Leviathan

  • As he that selleth land is understood to transfer the herbage and whatsoever grows upon it; nor can he that sells a mill turn away the stream that drives it.

    Leviathan

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