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quoth

 (kwōth)
tr.v. Archaic
Uttered; said. Used only in the first and third persons, with the subject following: "Quoth the Raven, 'Nevermore!'" (Edgar Allan Poe).

[Middle English, from Old English cwǣth, third person sing. past tense of cwethan, to say; see gwet- in Indo-European roots.]

quoth

(kwəʊθ)
vb
archaic (used with all pronouns except: thou and you, and with nouns) another word for said12
[Old English cwæth, third person singular of cwethan to say; related to Old Frisian quetha to say, Old Saxon, Old High German quethan; see bequeath]

quoth

(kwoʊθ)

v. Archaic.
said (used with nouns, and with first- and third-person pronouns, and always placed before the subject): Quoth the raven, “Nevermore.” (E.A. Poe)
[1150–1200; Middle English quethen, Old English cwethan to say, c. Old High German quedan, Old Norse kuetha, Gothic qithan]
Translations

quoth

(archaic) [kwəʊθ] VI quoth Idije yo
quoth hedijo él

quoth

defective vb (obs, hum)sagte, sprach (liter)

quoth

[kwəʊθ] vt quoth hedisse
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We, " he concluded in a regally stirring quothing climax, "can not make exceptions.