Definition of "quoth" [quoth]

  • (verb-transitive) Archaic Uttered; said. Used only in the first and third persons, with the subject following: "Quoth the Raven, 'Nevermore!'” ( Edgar Allan Poe).

Use "quoth" in a sentence

  • "Sultan’; and again quoth he, ‘If calamity befal one who is not pure by ablution; verily and assuredly let him blame none but himself.’"
  • ""If a whale can go through that channel, I can," quoth "Cap'n Nat.""
  • ""Not in _ein_ t'ousand year," quoth "Dutch" Tischer, Callahan's alternate on the fast mail."

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