adj. Archaic
1. Truthful; honest.
2. True; real.

[Middle English sothfast, from Old English sōthfæst : sōth, truth; see sooth + fæst, fixed, fast; see fast1.]
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1. truthful
2. loyal; true
[from Old English sōthfæst; see sooth, fast1]
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(ˈsuθˌfæst, -ˌfɑst)

adj. Archaic.
1. based on the truth; true.
2. truthful; veracious.
[before 900; Old English sōthfæst]
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And, although the book is well written, and mercifully jargon-free, she has a weakness for archaisms such as 'buxom', 'soothfast', 'leal', 'meat' (sensu 'food'), and so on, which sit a little oddly in her own prose.