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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of misdoubt.


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  • They had arrived at the straw pallet on which Philip lay, so still and mute that Cadfael's heart misdoubted for a moment, and then caught gratefully at the sudden shudder and crepitation of breath.

    A River So Long

  • I have never misconstrued or misdoubted your affection to our house.

    The Abbot

  • Skadi misdoubted the tale of Sigi, and deemed that this was a guile of his, and that he would have slain Bredi.

    The Story of the Volsungs

  • “I misdoubted me that there was something quick in the meal when I first fell to kneading of it, but I have kneaded it all up together, both the meal and that which was therein, whatsoever it was.”

    The Story of the Volsungs

  • Meanwhile Ikrimah returned to his own house and found that his wife had missed him and asked for him, and when they told her of his riding forth, she misdoubted of him, and said to him, “Verily the Wali of Al – Jazirah rideth not abroad after such an hour of the night, unattended and secretly, save to a wife or a mistress.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Then he shut the door on me and went away; and I misdoubted me he had heard of the reward offered for me, and said to myself, ‘He hath gone to inform against me.’

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • When he saw me, he misdoubted of me with exceeding doubt, and said to his suite, ‘Hasten and bring me yonder handmaiden who is faring forth.’

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • When the night came, the Merchant tasted somewhat of the powder and found it nauseous of gust; nevertheless he misdoubted not of it, but swallowed it all and therefrom found ease that night.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • “I misdoubted it when I saw that your honour didna put on your hat — And yet I can hardly believe it, even when I heard her speak it herself.”

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • So she took the cup and drank of the water, looking kindly on him, while he wondered at the beauty of her hand, and misdoubted him.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles


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