from The Century Dictionary.
- To offer in token of thankfulness.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb Obs. or R. To give or dedicate in token of thanks.
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- verb obsolete, rare To
giveor dedicatein tokenof thanks.
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thanks + give
"I shouldn't think anybody could thanksgive 'thout a gran'mother and gran'father."