Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular present simple form of own

Etymologies

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own + -eth

Examples

  • And the shaman owneth a caddy of "Star" and two buckets of prime smoking.

    A HYPERBOREAN BREW

  • As soon as I saw them I loved them, and I wished to have them in my palace and in the compass of my hand; for none of the Kings owneth the like of them; so I asked the old woman their price and she answered, ‘I will not sell them but for the tribute of Damascus.’

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Mansur, acquainted him with what the Caliph had said, whereupon quoth he, I am a lost man, by Allah; for all my estate and all my hand owneth, if sold for their utmost value, would not fetch

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • He owneth without the city a castle, whose walls are one brick of gold and one of silver and which is visible to the folk only whilst he is therein: when he goeth forth, it disappeareth.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The second is he that owneth an action or covenant of another conditionally; that is to say, he undertaketh to do it, if the other doth it not, at or before a certain time.

    Leviathan

  • And then the person is the actor, and he that owneth his words and actions is the author, in which case the actor acteth by authority.

    Leviathan

  • I have before defined to be him that owneth the action of another simply.

    Leviathan

  • And he that owneth the house shall come and tell the priest, saying, It seemeth to me there is as it were a plague in the house:

    Villaraigosa And Nunez Cut And Run - Video Report

  • And when he was come unto us, he took Paul's girdle, and bound his own hands and feet, and said, Thus saith the Holy Ghost, So shall the Jews at Jerusalem bind the man that owneth this girdle, and shall deliver him into the hands of the Gentiles.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • There is a knight in this country that owneth this white shield, and he is a passing good man of his hands, but he hateth all ladies and gentlewomen, and therefore we do all this despite to the shield.

    Le Morte d'Arthur: Sir Thomas Malory's book of King Arthur and of his noble knights of the Round table

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