Soothfastness
Soothfast Sooth"fast`, a. [Sooth + fast, that is, fast or firm with respect to truth.] Firmly fixed in, or founded upon, the thruth; true; genuine; real; also, truthful; faithful. [Archaic] -- {Sooth"fast`ness}, n. [Archaic] ``In very soothfastness.'' --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

Why do not you . . . bear leal and soothfast evidence in her behalf, as ye may with a clear conscience! --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]


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  • soothfastness — sb. Ps. xci. 3 …   Oldest English Words

  • soothfastness — soothˈfastness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑sooth …   Useful english dictionary

  • Soothfast — Sooth fast , a. [Sooth + fast, that is, fast or firm with respect to truth.] Firmly fixed in, or founded upon, the thruth; true; genuine; real; also, truthful; faithful. [Archaic] {Sooth fast ness}, n. [Archaic] In very soothfastness. Chaucer.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • soothfast — soothfastly, adv. soothfastness, n. /soohth fast , fahst /, adj. Archaic. 1. based on the truth; true. 2. truthful; veracious. [bef. 900; ME sothfast, OE sothfaest. See SOOTH, FAST1] * * * …   Universalium

  • sothfast — sothfast(nes obs. ff. soothfastness …   Useful english dictionary

  • sothfastnes — sothfast(nes obs. ff. soothfastness …   Useful english dictionary

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