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Forsooth
Forsooth For*sooth", n. A person who used forsooth much; a very ceremonious and deferential person. [R.] You sip so like a forsooth of the city. --B. Jonson.
Forsooth
Forsooth For*sooth", adv. [AS. fors[=o][eth]; for, prep. + s[=o][eth] sooth, truth. See For, prep., and Sooth.] In truth; in fact; certainly; very well; -- formerly used as an expression of deference or respect, especially to woman; now used ironically or contemptuously. A fit man, forsooth, to govern a realm! --Hayward. Our old English word forsooth has been changed for the French madam. --Guardian.
Forsooth
Forsooth For*sooth", v. t. To address respectfully with the term forsooth. [Obs.] The captain of the ``Charles' had forsoothed her, though he knew her well enough and she him. --Pepys.

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- Anachronism Sunkin, Alyssa (6 August 2010). "Renaissance Faire's returning, forsooth!". Times Herald-Record. Retrieved 11 August 2010. Graeber, Laurel (1997-09-12)...
- English Genre Young adult novel Publisher Forsooth Books, Harlequin Teen, AmazonEncore Published 2008, (Forsooth Books) 2009, (AmazonEncore) , 2011 - 2012...
- expressions may have distinctive emotional connotations—some can be humorous (forsooth), some highly formal (What say you?), and some solemn (With thee do I plight...
- Don Pedro: Why, these are very crotchets that he speaks – Note notes, forsooth, and nothing! Don Pedro's last line can be understood to mean, "Pay attention...
- 2019. Sunkin, Alyssa (August 6, 2010). "Renaissance Faire's returning, forsooth!". Times Herald-Record. Retrieved 17 November 2010. "Renaissance Faires...
- they had been watered by Prana, the plants spake in concert: 'thou hast, forsooth, prolonged our life, thou hast made us all fragrant.' (11.4–6) 'The holy...
- pieces, and tossed up with plumbs and sugar, it changes its property, and forsooth is meat for his master. In his essay The Life of Samuel Butler, Samuel...
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- This was the invidious distinction between them and the Sour-doughs, who, forsooth, made their bread from sour-dough because they had no baking-powder." Eamer...
- Relative") Pat Harrington, Jr. – William Shakesbear (in "To Tell the Truth, Forsooth") Matt HurwitzHokey Wolf Arte Johnson – Lou (in "Huck's Doggone Day")...
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