Kithe
Kithe \Kithe\ (k[imac][th]), v. t. [Obs.] See {Kythe}. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • kithe — [kīth] vt., vi. kithed, kithing [ME kithen < OE cythan, akin to cunnan, to know: see CAN1] [Scot. or North Eng.] to make or become known …   English World dictionary

  • Kithe — Kythe Kythe, Kithe Kithe (k[imac][th]), v. t. [imp. {Kydde}, {Kidde} (k[i^]d de); p. p. {Kythed}, Kid; p. pr. & vb. n. {Kything}.] [OE. kythen, kithen, cu[eth]en, to make known, AS. c[=y][eth]an, fr. c[=u][eth] known. [root]45. See {Uncouth},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kithe — verb (kithed; kithing) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English cȳthan, from cūth Date: before 12th century transitive verb chiefly Scottish to make known intransitive verb chiefly Scottish to become known …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • kithe — /kuydh/, v.t., v.i., kithed, kithing. Scot. and North Eng. 1. to make known by action; show; demonstrate; prove. 2. Obs. to make known by words; announce; declare; proclaim. Also, kythe. [bef. 900; ME kithen, OE cythan to make known, deriv. of… …   Universalium

  • kithe — verb /kʌɪð/ To make known; to reveal. , Late C14: For, but if Crist open myracle kiþe, / Wiþouten gilt þou shalt be slayn as swiþe. Geoffrey Chaucer, The Man of Laws Tale …   Wiktionary

  • kithe — v. demonstrate, prove (in Scotland and northern England) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • kithe — verb or kythe ˈkīth ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English kithen, kythen, from Old English cȳthan, from cūth known more at uncouth transitive verb chiefly Scotland : to make known …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kidde — Kythe Kythe, Kithe Kithe (k[imac][th]), v. t. [imp. {Kydde}, {Kidde} (k[i^]d de); p. p. {Kythed}, Kid; p. pr. & vb. n. {Kything}.] [OE. kythen, kithen, cu[eth]en, to make known, AS. c[=y][eth]an, fr. c[=u][eth] known. [root]45. See {Uncouth},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kydde — Kythe Kythe, Kithe Kithe (k[imac][th]), v. t. [imp. {Kydde}, {Kidde} (k[i^]d de); p. p. {Kythed}, Kid; p. pr. & vb. n. {Kything}.] [OE. kythen, kithen, cu[eth]en, to make known, AS. c[=y][eth]an, fr. c[=u][eth] known. [root]45. See {Uncouth},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kythe — Kythe, Kithe Kithe (k[imac][th]), v. t. [imp. {Kydde}, {Kidde} (k[i^]d de); p. p. {Kythed}, Kid; p. pr. & vb. n. {Kything}.] [OE. kythen, kithen, cu[eth]en, to make known, AS. c[=y][eth]an, fr. c[=u][eth] known. [root]45. See {Uncouth}, {Can} to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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