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methinks

[ mi-thingks ]
/ mɪˈθɪŋks /
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verb (impersonal); past me·thought [mi-thawt]. /mɪˈθɔt/. Archaic.

it seems to me.

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Origin of methinks

First recorded before 900; Middle English me thinketh, Old English me thyncth; see origin at me, think2, -s2
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British Dictionary definitions for methinks

methinks
/ (mɪˈθɪŋks) /

verb past methought

(tr; takes a clause as object) archaic it seems to me
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