Definitions

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  • verb archaic Third-person singular simple present indicative form of keep..

Etymologies

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From keep +β€Ž -eth, the archaic third-person singular present tense suffix

Examples

  • In the old copy, "keepeth" is erroneously repeated.

    A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume 1

  • He keepeth the paths of judgment, and preserveth the way of his saints.

    Seek Her As Silver

  • People passing the gate of Harvard University would continue to read "open ye the gates that the righteous nation which keepeth the truth may enter in" Isaiah 26:2.

    How We Got the Best-Selling Book of All Time

  • He keepeth the paths of judgment, and preserveth the way of his saints.

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  • It isth good, Joshua, for it keepeth mine rind so very soft and shiny.

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  • A truce then to thy sorrowing, and cease to be wroth with thy husband; for God's ways with man are not what we expect, and those whom he loves, he keepeth safe; yea, for this day hath seen thy daughter dead and brought to life again.

    Iphigenia at Aulis

  • I am guarding 'neath my wing as a bird keepeth her tender chicks under her.

    Heracles

  • And quoth they, β€œHe is in a plight past telling, and hath shut his door and keepeth the house.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • A truce then to thy sorrowing, and cease to be wroth with thy husband; for God's ways with man are not what we expect, and those whom he loves, he keepeth safe; yea, for this day hath seen thy daughter dead and brought to life again.

    Iphigenia at Aulis

  • I am guarding 'neath my wing as a bird keepeth her tender chicks under her.

    Heracles

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