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


From lay +‎ -eth, the archaic third-person singular present tense suffix. (Wiktionary)


  • He layeth up sound wisdom for the righteous: he is a buckler to them that walk uprightly.

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  • I can't wait to see The Rock layeth the smacketh down again.

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  • Chapter 1: Wherein God Appeareth to Me 1. It wasth on an evening in 2009 of the year of our Lord, that I layeth upon my bed and did thinketh many thoughts of teevee wrestling.

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  • Stirrup138 and layeth on my back another thing called Saddle, which he fasteneth by two Girths passed under my armpits.

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  • Presently it opened and disclosed fifty horsemen, gathered together to waylay merchants on the highway, and their captain, by name Kahrdash, was a lion in daring and dash; a furious lion who layeth knights flat as carpets in battle-crash. —

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  • Then he took her to his embrace and set her legs round his waist and point-blanked that cannon 427 placed where it battereth down the bulwark of maidenhead and layeth it waste.

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  • She hath a garden which is of the goodliest pleasaunces of the age; and every year, at the time of the ripening of the fruits, she goeth thither and taketh her pleasure therein only one day, nor layeth the night but in her pavilion.

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  • And I saw also a bird that cometh out of a sea-shell and layeth eggs and hatcheth her chicks on the surface of the water, never coming up from the sea to the land. 39 Then we set sail again with a fair wind and the blessing of Almighty Allah; and, after a prosperous voyage, arrived safe and sound at Bassorah.

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  • So the long fingered and greedy-minded come and try to take the purse, but cannot; for, whilst he frieth his fish and tendeth the fire, he layeth at his feet scone-like circles of lead; and whenever a thief thinketh to take him unawares and maketh a snatch at the purse he casteth at him a load of lead and slayeth him or doeth him a damage.

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  • These include “Beasts that layeth in pastures 2,000 feet above sea level, the fleshy parts of smaller woodland creatures and any seafood restaurants abroad, really.”

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