Definitions

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  • v. 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • I was abashed before her and hung my head; presently, however, I went up to her and kissed her and asked, “How knewest thou that I should come to thee this very night?”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • I could not be sure of this, till I saw that thou knewest the chamber and thy turband and thy trousers and thy gold and the papers in thy writing and in that of thy father, my brother; for I had never seen thee afore that and knew thee not; and as to thy mother I have prevailed upon her to come with me from Bassorah.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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