Definition of thy
: of or relating to thee or thyself especially as possessor or agent or as object of an action —used especially in ecclesiastical or literary language and sometimes by Friends especially among themselves
Origin of thy
Middle English thin, thy, from Old English thīn, genitive of thū thou — more at thou
First Known Use: 12th century
THY Defined for Kids
Definition of thy for Students
: your <“Out!” snapped Father Wolf. “Out, and hunt with thy master.” — Rudyard Kipling, The Jungle Book> Hint: Thy is a very old word that still appears in books and sayings from long ago. People also use it today to imitate that old way of speaking.
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