Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular present simple form of fill

Etymologies

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fill + -eth

Examples

  • Winterfilleth - Could this simply be 'filleth' as in 'grows full?'

    Litha (June): the early English calendar

  • "This is the deposit of Allah, then thy deposit, [FN#335] till this eunuch cometh to thee; and indeed, O elder, my due to thee is the white hand of favour such as filleth the interval betwixt heaven and earth."

    Arabian nights. English

  • Someone should tell them, 'he who earneth wages filleth a bag with holes'.

    For Some, the Dark Ages Never Ended.

  • My favourite psalm is 84, where it says, in verse 6 & 7, Who passing through the valley of Baca, make it a well; the rain also filleth the pools.

    Life to the Full

  • 'Tis this that filleth me with anxious thought whether thou, O king, seated on the sky, thy heavenly throne, carest at all that my city is destroyed, a prey to the furious fiery blast.

    The Trojan Women

  • I had forgotten Him who filleth heaven and earth, – and the heavens and the earth were become one dreary blank to me.

    Mary Brunton (1778-1718)

  • But now, as for thee, O fat of body, thine eating is the feeding of an elephant, and neither much nor little filleth thee.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Then he raised her veil and discovered a face as it were a Median targe450 or a cluster of pearls: 451 and indeed she was like the full moon, when it filleth on its fourteenth night, accomplished in brilliant beauty.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • I have quoted the popular saying, β€œThe son of the quarter filleth not the eye.” i.e. women prefer stranger faces.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The word body, in the most general acceptation, signifieth that which filleth or occupieth some certain room or imagined place; and dependeth not on the imagination, but is a real part of that we call the universe.

    Leviathan

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