Definitions

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

Etymologies

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From feed +‎ -eth, the archaic third-person singular present tense suffix

Examples

  • Invoking Matthew 6: 26: Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them.

    Annotations To The Text of _Wat Tyler_

  • To the sandy beach of sea-coast Aulis I came after a voyage through the tides of Euripus, leaving Chalcis on its narrow firth, my city which feedeth the waters of far-famed Arethusa near the sea, that

    Iphigenia at Aulis

  • Omnipotent, and our Lord the Beneficent, who created all creatures and feedeth them with meat and drink, an thy speech be veritable and the virtue of thy contrivance appear, I will assuredly give thee whatsoever thou lustest for and will bring thee to thy desire and thy wish!

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Who feedeth the birds in their nests and the wild beasts in the deserts for He is Allah the All-powerful, the Forgiving, the Long-suffering, the

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • He it is who created the heavens and the earth and stablished the mountains, who made water to well from the stones and the trees to grow and feedeth wild beasts in word; for He is Allah, the One, the All-powerful

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • There is in man a vein which feedeth all the other veins.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • He will do us no hurt, for the antelope feedeth upon the herbs of the earth and, even as thou art of the bird kind, so is he of the beast kind.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • As soon as he bringeth the amount required, the families of the bride and bridegroom assemble and eat the marriage-banquet; after which they bring him in to his bride, and he catcheth fish and feedeth her; or, if he be unable, she catcheth fish and feedeth him.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • They betake themselves to the mountain chosen by the intended owner and therein pierce the house, whilst the owner catcheth fish for them and feedeth them, till the cave is finished, when they wend their ways and the house-owner taketh up his abode therein.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • He shrank not from the oxen's stall, he lay within the manger-bed, and he, whose bounty feedeth all, at Mary's breast himself was fed.

    Archive 2008-12-01

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