Sonties Son"ties, n. Probably from ``saintes'' saints, or from sanctities; -- used as an oath. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • sonties — /sonˈtiz/ plural noun A word used in an oath in Shakespeare s Merchant of Venice (II.2.43) perh meaning sanctities * * * sonties see santy Obs …   Useful english dictionary

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