thild

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English þyld (patience), from Proto-Germanic *þuldiz (endurance, patience). Analyzable as thole +‎ -th through the original Proto-Germanic syntax.

Noun[edit]

thild (uncountable)

  1. Patience, endurance, thole; the ability to endure or bear something.
    Sche hath nat no thild of hire.She doesn't have any endurance in her.

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