Definitions

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  • verb archaic Third-person singular simple present indicative form of redden.

Etymologies

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redden +‎ -eth

Examples

  • ‘What is it that reddeneth your faces and maketh you dance and sing?’

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • So we used to drink it till we were drunken and our faces flushed and we fell to singing and dancing and running about in the merriment of drunkenness; [FN#437] whereupon our masters said to us, 'What is it that reddeneth your faces and maketh you dance and sing?'

    Arabian nights. English

  • As for the advantages that be therein, it disperseth stone and gravel from the kidneys and strengtheneth the viscera and banisheth care, and moveth to generosity and preserveth health and digestion; it conserveth the body, expelleth disease from the joints, purifieth the frame of corrupt humours, engendereth cheerfulness, gladdeneth the heart of man and keepeth up the natural heat: it contracteth the bladder, enforceth the liver and removeth obstructions, reddeneth the cheeks, cleareth away maggots from the brain and deferreth grey hairs.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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