Definitions

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

Etymologies

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seek + -est

Examples

  • Verily this slave whom thou seekest is my brother.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • So, Allah upon thee, return presently to thy people, for know that she whom thou seekest is the

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • As he was on the road he suddenly caught sight of a large and handsome mansion, with a detached building wide and lofty at the entrance, where sat sundry eunuchs bidding and forbidding. 684 My brother enquired of one of those idling there and he replied “The palace belongs to a scion of the Barmaki house;” so he stepped up to the door keepers and asked an alms of them “Enter,” said they, “by the great gate and thou shalt get what thou seekest from the Wazir our master.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Brass; between which and the place thou seekest is two full months’ travel; but thou must take to the sea-shore and leave it not, for there be watering-places and wells and camping-grounds established by King Zú al-Karnayn Iskandar who, when he went to the conquest of Mauritania, found by the way thirsty deserts and wastes and wilds and dug therein water-pits and built cisterns.’

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Whereupon the lady’s father said, “He whom thou seekest is my son-in-law and I will show thee his house.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • So I told them my story, and they said, ‘The girl thou seekest is in this city with the Marid; but we know not what he hath done with her.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Thou art come hither to be tortur'd for thy Sins; thou shalt then have what thou seekest, that is, Pressures and Grief.

    The Purgatory of St. Patrick

  • If thou seekest her as silver, and searchest for her as for hid treasures;

    Seek Her As Silver

  • If thou seekest her as silver, and searchest for her as for hid treasures;

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Almighty and everlasting God, who ever seekest not the death, but the life of sinners: mercifully hear our prayer, and deliver them from the worship of idols: and join them to Thy holy Church for the praise and glory of Thy Name.

    Archive 2007-04-01

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