Definitions

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

Etymologies

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telle +‎ -eth

Examples

  • TI.LE I. Afterward, this title telleth us that Meliot of Logres was departed from Castle Perilous sound and whole, by virtue of the sword that

    The High History of the Holy Graal

  • And consequently men had need to be very circumspect, and wary, in obeying the voice of man that, pretending himself to be a prophet, requires us to obey God in that way which he in God's name telleth us to be the way to happiness.

    Leviathan

  • And consequently men had need to be very circumspect, and wary, in obeying the voice of man that, pretending himself to be a prophet, requires us to obey God in that way which he in God's name telleth us to be the way to happiness.

    Leviathan, or, The matter, forme, & power of a common-wealth ecclesiasticall and civill

  • And consequently men had need to be very circumspect, and wary, in obeying the voice of man, that pretending himself to be a Prophet, requires us to obey God in that way, which he in Gods name telleth us to be the way to happinesse.

    Leviathan

  • I have not noticed the goldfinches at this time of year before, but never had the thistle socks hanging up at that time eithereth, so who can telleth?

    I Thoughteth They Were Flowers « Fairegarden

  • "Behold," he declared to his most cherished staff, "I shall tarry unto the Appalachian Trail to hiketh naked in the manner of our fathers; do not telleth my wife."

    Archive 2009-06-21

  • Pray, telleth me another story of this Enterprise!

    Holodeck On The Blink (Part Two)

  • To Peter, she goeth and poketh forth to him her chesty parts and sayeth, Peter, do not telleth that story about the time thou and Jesus dranketh the wine and rogerethed the shepherd boys.

    Archive 2009-02-22

  • "And telleth them this: 'Judge Bybee doth not deserve impeachment for his memos were written by others and he is incompetent.'"

    Archive 2009-04-26

  • Thus this song telleth of the death of Sigurd, and setteth forth how that they slew him without doors; but some say that they slew him within doors, sleeping in his bed.

    The Story of the Volsungs

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