Definitions

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  • verb archaic Second-person singular simple present form of make

Etymologies

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From make + -est, the archaic second-person singular tense suffix.

Examples

  • Listen to the voice from the wilderness as transcribed in Deuteronomy: Thou makest him ride on the high places of the Earth, and he eats the produce of the fields.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • Since thou left the Raven to worship the Wolf, thou art become afraid of blood, and thou makest thy people afraid.

    KEESH, SON OF KEESH

  • Hab 2: 15 Woe unto him that giveth his neighbour drink, that puttest thy bottle to him, and makest him drunken also, that thou mayest look on their nakedness!

    Protecting Our Daughters

  • Art thou he who several times was shorn and banished by the kings of the Franks for these very pretensions which thou makest today?

    De Re Militari: The Society for Medieval Military History » Episodes of Medieval Warfare from the History of the Franks by Gregory of Tours

  • In thy trouble thou makest a case in thy own interests.

    Hecuba

  • In thy trouble thou makest a case in thy own interests.

    Hecuba

  • Thou makest me wish thee where told liquors are a scarce commodity.

    The Fair Maid of Perth

  • Highlanders; (quaere, Alan, dost thou derive the courage thou makest such boast of from an hereditary source?) and stories of Rob Roy Macgregor, and

    Redgauntlet

  • “Simply and solely,” said the Jed forester, “that I may deliver up to the Douglas the castle of his ancestors, and that I may ensure thee, Sir Englishman, the payment of thy deserts, by cutting that very throat which thou makest such a brawling use of.”

    Castle Dangerous

  • Says Gudrun, “Thou wert the first to cast such words at me, and now thou makest as if thou wouldst amend it, but a cruel and hard heart abides behind.”

    The Story of the Volsungs

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