couldest
archaic past second singular of can

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  • couldest — verb Second person singular simple past form of can. Couldest thou help me? …   Wiktionary

  • couldest — could·est (ko͝odʹĭst) or couldst (ko͝odst) aux.v. Archaic A second person singular past tense of can1. * * * …   Universalium

  • couldest — could·est …   English syllables

  • couldest — |ku̇də̇st archaic past second singular of can …   Useful english dictionary

  • couldst — see could * * * /koodst, kootst/, auxiliary v. and v. Archaic. 2nd pers. sing. pt. of can.1 Also, couldest /kood ist/. * * * couldst UK [kʊdst] US modal verb an old word meaning ‘could’ Thesaurus: old words and phrases in english verb declensions …   Useful english dictionary

  • To watch over — Watch Watch, v. i. [Cf. AS. w[oe]ccan, wacian. [root]134. See {Watch}, n., {Wake}, v. i. ] [1913 Webster] 1. To be awake; to be or continue without sleep; to wake; to keep vigil. [1913 Webster] I have two nights watched with you. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Watch — Watch, v. i. [Cf. AS. w[oe]ccan, wacian. [root]134. See {Watch}, n., {Wake}, v. i. ] [1913 Webster] 1. To be awake; to be or continue without sleep; to wake; to keep vigil. [1913 Webster] I have two nights watched with you. Shak. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thou (pronom personnel) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Thou. Le mot anglais thou (prononcer [ðaʊ]) est un pronom personnel de la deuxième personne du singulier de l anglais moderne naissant. C est l équivalent du « tu » français. Il est aujourd hui… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • couldst — /koodst, kootst/, auxiliary v. and v. Archaic. 2nd pers. sing. pt. of can.1 Also, couldest /kood ist/. * * * …   Universalium

  • Pilate, Pontius —    Probably connected with the Roman family of the Pontii, and called Pilate from the Latin pileatus, i.e., wearing the pileus , which was the cap or badge of a manumitted slave, as indicating that he was a freedman, or the descendant of one. He… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

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