for thy

adverb

Definition of for thy

 (Entry 1 of 2)

obsolete
: on this account : therefore have no care for thy— Edmund Spenser

forthy

adjective
\ ˈfōrthi \

Definition of forthy (Entry 2 of 2)

1 dialectal, British : forward and enterprising : inclined to be officious
2 dialectal, British : open and friendly in nature and disposition : affable

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History and Etymology for for thy

Adverb

Middle English forthy, from Old English forthȳ, from for + thȳ, instrumental of thæt it, that

Adjective

forth entry 1 + -y

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“For thy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/for%20thy. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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