Mr. worthing, what explanation can you offer to me for pretending to have a brother?
"Yes, but I shall not let you go to worthing," said Mr. Colwyn, with sudden decisiveness.
My father visited Mr. Rich at worthing, more than once, and gained a cordial liking and respect for him.
It had spoilt a season at worthing and might do so at Brighton.
Her large and beautiful eyes have haunted me ever since our visit to worthing.
"Yes, that's what worthing meant by the human side," said Bradby.
The first view of Arundel as it is approached from the worthing road or from the railway station is almost unique in England.
They were the only people, except Miss Waterhouse and worthing, who knew of it yet.
worthing's ward is a romantic girl who has fallen in love with her guardian's brother from his descriptions of him.
At this, Miss Blaythwaite and worthing looked at each other in astonishment.
Old English weorþ "significant, valuable, of value; valued, appreciated, highly thought-of, deserving, meriting; honorable, noble, of high rank; suitable for, proper, fit, capable," from Proto-Germanic *werthaz "toward, opposite," hence "equivalent, worth" (cf. Old Frisian werth, Old Norse verðr, Dutch waard, Old High German werd, German wert, Gothic wairþs "worth, worthy"), perhaps a derivative of PIE *wert- "to turn, wind," from root *wer- (3) "to turn, bend" (see versus). Old Church Slavonic vredu, Lithuanian vertas "worth" are Germanic loan-words. From c.1200 as "equivalent to, of the value of, valued at; having importance equal to; equal in power to."
"to come to be," now chiefly, if not solely, in the archaic expression woe worth the day, present subjunctive of Old English weorðan "to become, be, to befall," from Proto-Germanic *werthan "to become" (cf. Old Saxon, Old Dutch werthan, Old Norse verða, Old Frisian wertha, Old High German werdan, German werden, Gothic wairþan "to become"), literally "to turn into," from Proto-Germanic *werthaz "toward, opposite," perhaps a derivative of PIE *wert- "to turn, wind," from root *wer- (3) "to turn, bend" (see versus).
Old English weorþ "value, price, price paid; worth, worthiness, merit; equivalent value amount, monetary value," from worth (adj.). From c.1200 as "excellence, nobility."