thyself

pronoun thy·self \ t͟hī-ˈself \

Definition of thyself

archaic
: yourself used especially in ecclesiastical or literary language and sometimes by Friends especially among themselves

First Known Use of thyself

before 12th century


THYSELF Defined for Kids

thyself

pronoun thy·self \ t͟hī-ˈself \

Definition of thyself for Students

: yourself
  • “Fly! Fly! Save thyself!”
  • —Mark Twain, A Connecticut Yankee
Hint: Thyself 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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