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- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of keen.
keen + -eth (Wiktionary)
Quoth the Lady, "And what is it?" and quoth Sitt al-Milah, "'Tis that thou get me leave to fare forth by myself and go round about in quest of him three days, for the adage saith, Whoso keeneth for herself is not like whoso is hired to keen! [