Definitions

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  • verb archaic Third-person singular simple present indicative form of allow.

Etymologies

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allow +‎ -eth

Examples

  • God’s word alloweth in any rites of human institution, as shall be shown (665) afterwards; and so it appeareth how the ceremonies, as now urged and used, are idols.

    The Works of Mr. George Gillespie (Vol. 1 of 2)

  • Baptism is administered in faith, "nothing doubting but that [God] favorably alloweth this charitable work of ours, in bringing these children to his holy baptism."

    The Book of Common Prayer, part 2: Wetting baby's head

  • Thereupon the King turned towards his troops and seeing them winking and pointing at him, he asked, “O Wazir, what are my men saying?” and the Minister answered, “They say thou didst proclaim that whoso alloweth the gazelle to spring over his head, that man shall be put to death.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Christian, he alloweth the belief of this article, that Jesus is the Christ; and of all the articles that are contained in, or are by evident consequence deduced from it: which is all the faith necessary to salvation.

    Leviathan

  • And therefore, as long as this natural right of every man to every thing endureth, there can be no security to any man, how strong or wise soever he be, of living out the time which nature ordinarily alloweth men to live.

    Leviathan

  • Also that an assembly residing out of the bounds of that colony whereof they have the government cannot execute any power over the persons or goods of any of the colony, to seize on them for debt, or other duty, in any place without the colony itself, as having no jurisdiction nor authority elsewhere, but are left to the remedy which the law of the place alloweth them.

    Leviathan

  • And therefore, as long as this natural right of every man to everything endureth, there can be no security to any man, how strong or wise soever he be, of living out the time, which nature ordinarily alloweth men to live.

    Address at the opening ceremony of the UN Global Forum, Fighting Corruption and Safeguarding Integrity

  • Or alloweth thou not thus by course any change or new manners in thine own tongue, prithee?

    get out

  • Happy is he that condemneth not himself in that thing which he alloweth.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • Happy is he that condemneth not himself in that thing which he alloweth.

    Villaraigosa And Nunez Cut And Run - Video Report

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