Definitions

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

Etymologies

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idle +‎ -eth

Examples

  • All the day long he idleth away his time with the sons of the quarter, vagabonds like himself, and his father (O regret of me!) died not save of dolor for him.

    Tehran Winter

  • All the day he idleth about with the boys of the street, vagabonds like himself, and his father (O my grief!) died only of grieving over him.

    Appendix. The Story of ‘Ala-ed-Din and the Wonderful Lamp: Paras. 1-24.

  • All the day long he idleth away his time with the sons of the quarter, vagabonds like himself, and his father (O regret of me!) died not save of dolour for him.

    Arabian nights. English

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