Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of witness.

Etymologies

witness + -eth (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The Spirit in the word witnesseth: the Spirit in the word says, he who is qualified, who is a hater of sin and a lover of holiness, is

    The Lord's Prayer

  • And when he came to the gate, as, Leo witnesseth, which is called

    The Golden Legend, vol. 4

  • Again, Philologus witnesseth which is the truth of Christ,

    A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume 6

  • One of the sheets has huge writing that says 'witnesseth' and then some other stuff I wasn't close enough to see. "

    The Burning City

  • Where towering pyramids of skulls her glory witnesseth.

    Archive 2010-05-01

  • Experience witnesseth that ecclesiastical establishments, instead of maintaining the purity and efficacy of religion, have had a contrary operation.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: April 9, 2010

  • Communities do not want to be repositories for nuclear waste- witnesseth the Yucca Mountain debacle and EPA's insidious attempt to expand the range of acceptable contamination through drift from 3 to 11 miles...

    Climate-friendly investing... with nuclear? | The Greenwash Brigade | Marketplace from American Public Media

  • Eugubinus in his consultations, found it (as he there witnesseth) often verified by experience, [2858] that after a deal of physic to no purpose, left to themselves, they have recovered.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Qui mala non fert, ipse sibi testis est per impatientiam quod bonus non est, he that cannot bear injuries, witnesseth against himself that he is no good man, as

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Galen takes exception at mutton, but without question he means that rammy mutton, which is in Turkey and Asia Minor, which have those great fleshy tails, of forty-eight pounds weight, as Vertomannus witnesseth, navig. lib.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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