possesseth

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From possess +‎ -eth, the archaic third-person singular present tense suffix

Verb[edit]

possesseth

  1. (archaic) third-person singular simple present indicative form of possess
    • 1611, Bible (Authorized, or King James, Version), Numbers 36:8
      And every daughter, that possesseth an inheritance in any tribe of the children of Israel, shall be wife unto one of the family of the tribe of her father, that the children of Israel may enjoy every man the inheritance of his fathers.