Thanking
Thank Thank, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Thanked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Thanking}.] [AS. [thorn]ancian. See {Thank}, n.] To express gratitude to (anyone) for a favor; to make acknowledgments to (anyone) for kindness bestowed; -- used also ironically for blame. [1913 Webster]

``Graunt mercy, lord, that thank I you,'' quod she. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

I thank thee for thine honest care. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Weigh the danger with the doubtful bliss, And thank yourself if aught should fall amiss. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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