Definitions

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  • v. Second-person singular past form of bring

Etymologies

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brought + -st

Examples

  • Yet they are thy people and thine inheritance, which thou broughtest out by thy mighty power and by thy stretched out arm.

    Count Your Blessings

  • Yet get thee gone from my land, taking with thee the idle words thou broughtest; for we are making no advance.

    The Suppliants

  • “Abu Abdallah,” answered Zurayk and Ali said, “I swore that I would not open the door to thee, except thou broughtest back the purse.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Wazir marvelled greatly and exclaiming, “This is none other than a right strange matter!”, he sent after the Fisherman and said to him, “Thou, O Fisherman, must needs fetch us four fishes like those thou broughtest before.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • If thou do this, perhaps the device will impose upon the Wazir and the people, and they will believe that thou broughtest her not to the bazar, but for the quittance of thine oath.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • So my delivery was at thy hands, and thou broughtest me to this house and hast entreated me honourably and with thy kindest.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • "We went through fire and water, and thou broughtest us to a moist place"; and other the like texts, with which the doctors of those times intended to adorn or extend their sermons or commentaries, haled to their purposes by force of wit?

    Leviathan

  • Having justly hated unjust riches, thou didst lay up treasures of salvation; for, receiving the Saviour within thy house, thou, O Zacchaeus, wast truly made marvelous with all the fruits of repentance thou broughtest forth: deeds of mercy, the correction of wrongs, and godly life, because of which we honour thee and call thee blest.

    Lenten Weblog

  • Let me ask thee next, said she, (thou knowest the opinion I have of the women thou broughtest to me at Hampstead; and who have seduced me hither to my ruin; let me ask thee,) If, really and truly, they were Lady Betty Lawrance and thy cousin

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Thou broughtest us into the net; thou laidst affliction upon our loins.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

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