th'are

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th'are

  1. (obsolete) Contraction of they are.
    • 1608, Thomas Heywood, The Rape of Lvcrece, page #79:
      If they be foule th’are odious,and if faire,
      Th’are like rich veſſel ful of poyſnous drugs,
      Or like black ſerpents arm’d with golden ſcales,
      For my owne part,they ſhall not trouble me.