Definitions

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

Etymologies

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wait + -eth

Examples

  • Blessed is the man that heareth me, and that watcheth daily at my gates, and waiteth at the posts of my doors.

    The Visit to the Blessed Virgin

  • Hunt sends Compts to many, but waiteth for your promised letter, when, quoth he, he will respond.

    New Letters from Charles Brown to Joseph Severn

  • But it looked as if I would be rowing, for time and tides, and winds waiteth for no man—or woman.

    Rowing the ATLANTIC

  • "Leaveth thine house as if you goeth to thine worship place, but then waiteth in the place of parking," the spirit spaketh, "and when thine man cometh out, flatten him like unleavened bread with thine Corolla."

    Archive 2009-02-22

  • But it looked as if I would be rowing, for time and tides, and winds waiteth for no man—or woman.

    Rowing the ATLANTIC

  • Blessed is the man that heareth me, and that watcheth daily at my gates, and waiteth at the posts of my doors.

    Archive 2009-04-19

  • Quoth he, “I have but a negress, who is in years and who waiteth on me.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • So they fell to comforting him and exhorting him to patience and offering up prayers for his reunion with his wife; whilst his sister said to him, O my brother, be of good cheer and keep thine eyes cool and clear and be patient; so shalt thou win thy will; for whoso hath patience and waiteth, that he seeketh attaineth.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • When he waiteth awhile after eating, as quoth the poet,

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • And he told her the whole tale that her lover was the son of King Sulayman Shah and sought her to wife and he added, “The marriage waiteth only for thy consent.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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