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kithe

or kythe

[kahyth]
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verb (used with or without object), kithed, kith·ing. Scot. and North England.
  1. to make known by action; show; demonstrate; prove.
  2. Obsolete. to make known by words; announce; declare; proclaim.
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Origin of kithe

before 900; Middle English kithen, Old English cȳthan to make known, derivative of cūth couth2
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Historical Examples

  • Ye knowen wel that I am poure and olde, Kithe (show) your almesse upon me poure wretche.

    Dissertation on the English Language

    Noah Webster, Jr.

  • I never in the whole course of my acquaintance saw him kithe so unfavourably as he did on that occasion.