Definitions

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  • verb archaic Second-person singular past tense of to know

Etymologies

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knew + -est

Examples

  • I knewest I should never have allowed thee to be raised by elves, but thy mother Frigga was never around.

    Robert Brenner: A Thor Subject

  • I knewest I should never have allowed thee to be raised by elves, but thy mother Frigga was never around.

    Robert Brenner: A Thor Subject

  • Jesus answered and said unto her, ‘If thou knewest the gift of God, and who it is that saith to thee, Give me to drink, thou wouldest have asked of him, and he would have given thee living water.’

    WHEN THE HEAVENS FALL

  • When she found that thou knewest of her case, she plotted evil against thee, for she loveth thee not wholly.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Thine was a life most miserable, though thou didst pretend 'twas otherwise; well thou knewest how guilty thy marriage was, and my mother knew she had a villain for husband.

    Electra

  • And Boaz answered and said unto her, It hath fully been shewed me, all that thou hast done unto thy mother in law since the death of thine husband: and how thou hast left thy father and thy mother, and the land of thy nativity, and art come unto a people which thou knewest not heretofore.

    The Dor�� Gallery of Bible Illustrations

  • Jesus answered and said unto her, If thou knewest the gift of God, and who it is that saith to thee, Give me to drink; thou wouldest have asked of him, and he would have given thee living water.

    The Dor�� Gallery of Bible Illustrations

  • Messiah and the Faith which is no liar, I thought not thou knewest of my sadness!

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Thine was a life most miserable, though thou didst pretend 'twas otherwise; well thou knewest how guilty thy marriage was, and my mother knew she had a villain for husband.

    Electra

  • “If thou knewest aught of medicine,” answered El Hakim,

    The Talisman

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