prithee

interjection
prith·​ee | \ ˈpri-t͟hē How to pronounce prithee (audio) , -thē How to pronounce prithee (audio) \

Definition of prithee

archaic
used to express a wish or request

First Known Use of prithee

circa 1560, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for prithee

alteration of (I) pray thee

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The first known use of prithee was circa 1560

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“Prithee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prithee. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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