sooth


1sooth

adjective \ˈsüth\

Definition of SOOTH

1
archaic :  true
2
archaic :  soft, sweet

Origin of SOOTH

Middle English, from Old English sōth; akin to Old High German sand true, Latin esse to be
First Known Use: before 12th century

2sooth

noun

Definition of SOOTH

1
:  truth, reality
2
obsolete :  blandishment

Examples of SOOTH

  1. <I doubt not the sooth of what you say, but there may be other facts of which we are unaware.>

First Known Use of SOOTH

before 12th century

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