from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Middle English reduction of shalt thou.


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  • Thow must square & p {ro} porciou {n} þy bred clene & evenly, and þat no loof ne bunne be mor {e} þañ oþ {er} p {ro} porcionly, and so shaltow make þy wrappe for þy mast {er} man {er} ly; 212

    Early English Meals and Manners

  • Thus, son, shaltow make p {ar} fite ypocras, as y the say; but w {i} t {h} þy mowth {e} to prove hit,/be þow tastyng {e} all {e} - way; let hit renne in iiij. or vj bagg {es} [40]; gete þem, if þow may, of bultell {e} cloth {e} [41], if þy bagg {es} be þe fyner {e} w {i} t {h} - owteñ nay.

    Early English Meals and Manners

  • Cf. Chaucer, The Persones Tale (ed. Skeat, SS 97): "Thanne shaltow understonde, that bodily peyne stant in disciplyne or techinge, by word or by wrytinge, or in ensample.

    The Cell of Self-Knowledge : seven early English mystical treatises printed by Henry Pepwell in 1521


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