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[prith -ee] /ˈprɪð i/
interjection, Archaic.
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Good dame, I prythee give each of these men a bottrine of wine or a jack of ale.

    The White Company Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Which is of greater value, prythee, say,The Bride or Bridegroom?

  • I prythee tarry for a short time, for I have a few words to say to thee.

  • "I prythee that you will pardon me," said the knight, clutching his way along the bulwark.

    The White Company Arthur Conan Doyle
  • I prythee, Tom, beat Cuts saddle, put a few flocks in the point; the poor jade is wrung in the withers out of all cess.

  • I prythee take the rush-bottomed chair, and do you, Jack, order the wine.

    Micah Clarke Arthur Conan Doyle
  • My daughter dwelleth therein,—I prythee tell her I 'm an old man now.

    Long Will Florence Converse
  • prythee, what have the Horse Guards Blue to do with the laws of chemistry?

    Micah Clarke Arthur Conan Doyle
  • I prythee, let him in, there may be some cash rhymed out of him.

  • How often, prythee, have you been in these playhouses which you are so ready to decry?'

    Micah Clarke Arthur Conan Doyle

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