(now used in derision or to express disbelief) in truth; in fact; indeed.
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How to use forsooth in a sentence
If a man has hired an ox or sheep and a lion has killed it in the open field, that loss is for its owner forsooth.The Oldest Code of Laws in the World | Hammurabi, King of Babylon
The dates that are over, which are in the plantation, the owner of the plantation shall take forsooth.The Oldest Code of Laws in the World | Hammurabi, King of Babylon
Music mingled with the sound of merry voices, and forsooth now and again we heard the faint popping of corks along Officers' Row.The Way of a Man | Emerson Hough
As if, forsooth, the existence of our nationality began and ended in Pretoria!My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War | Ben Viljoen.
So I am to be ruind, because, forsooth, you must be in Love!The Beggar's Opera | John Gay
British Dictionary definitions for forsooth
archaic in truth; indeed
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