wenteth

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

went +‎ -eth

Verb[edit]

wenteth

  1. archaic third-person singular simple present indicative form of wend
    • 1776, Ancient and Modern Scottiſh Songs, Heroic Ballads, Etc., volume 1, “Elore lo!”, second verse (page 308)
      The light up-ſpringeth, the dew down dingeth,
      The ſweet lark ſingeth her hours of prime;
      Phœbus up ſpenteth, joy to reſt wenteth,
      So loſt is mine intents, and gone’s the time.
      Elore! Elore! Elore! Elore!
      I love my luſty love, Elore lo!
  2. (nonstandard, pseudo-archaic, hypercorrect) alternative third person singular past tense form of go

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