- pritchett, v. s.,
- priv. pr.
Origin of prithee
Examples from the Web for prithee
Prithee did he fall up the steps or down the steps, Uncle Dick?The Honourable Mr. Tawnish|Jeffery Farnol
Prithee, tell me, (For now I can believe) art thou a witch?Wife.Discovery of Witches|Thomas Potts
But why, prithee, dear Double-fee, do they call these worshipful dons of yours ignorant fellows?Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete.|Francois Rabelais
Prithee, instruct me, I would fain make love to you, but I don't know what to say.The Beaux-Stratagem|George Farquhar
Prithee, Widow Hutchins, when did this torment first come upon the young woman?Giles Corey, Yeoman|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Word Origin for prithee
1570s, altered from phrase (I) pray thee (14c.; see pray).