quotha

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • interj. Forsooth! indeed! originally a parenthetical phrase used in repeating the words of another with more or less contempt or disdain.

Examples

  • Hereupon Mr. Worldly Wiseman was much commoved with passion, and shaking his cane with a very threatful countenance, broke forth upon this wise: /“Learning, quotha!/” said he; /“I would have all such rogues scourged by the Hangman!/”

    Virginibus Puerisque and other papers

  • "Shoot with them, quotha?" cried Aylward in high disdain, for pressing danger is the great leveller of classes.

    The White Company

Note

The word 'quotha' is an alteration of 'quoth he'.