Definitions

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  • v. Second-person singular simple present form of feed.

Etymologies

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feed -est, the archaic second-person singular tense suffix

Examples

  • Shepherd through the whole breadth of His Word, and not stay on one spot alone. makest ... to rest -- distinct from "feedest"; periods of rest are vouchsafed after labor (Isa 4: 6; 49: 10; Eze 34: 13-15).

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • But, as to us Thy children, Thou feedest us with another food.

    Catholicmomof10militant

  • O Heaven's glorious mistress, elevated above the stars, thou feedest with thy sacred breast him who created thee.

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  • Thou, who feedest us below:Source of all we have or know:Grant that with Thy Saints above,Sitting at the feast of love,We may see Thee face to face.

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  • Thou who sendest down the dew, and feedest the worm that homes in the stone, I beseech Thee vouchsafe me my livelihood of Thine Omnipotence and the Grace of Thy benevolence!

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Southern Abyssinia for eating without this champing, “Thou feedest like a beggar who muncheth silently in his corner;” and presently found that it was a sign of good breeding to eat as noisily as possible.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Alas! thou art all rough-coated, in ill plight, jaded, foundered, crestfallen, and drooping, like a mooting duck, and feedest here on nothing but coarse grass, or briars and thistles.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • Where Thou feedest Thy flock, where Thou makest it to rest at noon:

    Union and Communion

  • Whereat then rejoicest thou, O great Paul? whereat rejoicest thou? whereon feedest thou, O man, renewed in the knowledge of God, after the image of Him that created thee, thou living soul, of so much continency, thou tongue like flying fowls, speaking mysteries?

    The Confessions

  • Thou feedest them with the bread of tears; and givest them tears to drink in great measure.

    Psalms 80.

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