Found 3 items, similar to thou.
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n : the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100 [syn:
, one thousand
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(p[~e]r"s[u^]n*al), a. [L. personalis: cf.
1. Pertaining to human beings as distinct from things.
Every man so termed by way of personal difference.
2. Of or pertaining to a particular person; relating to, or
affecting, an individual, or each of many individuals;
peculiar or proper to private concerns; not public or
general; as, personal comfort; personal desire.
The words are conditional, -- If thou doest well, --
and so personal to Cain. --Locke.
3. Pertaining to the external or bodily appearance;
corporeal; as, personal charms. --Addison.
4. Done in person; without the intervention of another.
The immediate and personal speaking of God. --White.
5. Relating to an individual, his character, conduct,
motives, or private affairs, in an invidious and offensive
manner; as, personal reflections or remarks.
6. (Gram.) Denoting person; as, a personal pronoun.
(Law), a suit or action by which a man
claims a debt or personal duty, or damages in lieu of it;
or wherein he claims satisfaction in damages for an injury
to his person or property, or the specific recovery of
goods or chattels; -- opposed to real action.
. (Astron.) See under Equation
or Personal property
chattels; -- opposed to real estate or property. It
usually consists of things temporary and movable,
including all subjects of property not of a freehold
(Metaph.), the persistent and continuous
unity of the individual person, which is attested by
(Gram.), one of the pronouns I
, and their plurals.
(Law), the executors or
administrators of a person deceased.
, rights appertaining to the person; as, the
rights of a personal security, personal liberty, and
. See under Tithe
(Gram.), a verb which is modified or
inflected to correspond with the three persons.
([th]ou), pron. [Sing.: nom. Thou
; poss. Thy
([th][imac]) or Thine
([th][imac]n); obj. Thee
([th][=e]). Pl.: nom. You
(y[=oo]); poss. Your
(y[=oo]rz); obj. You
.] [OE. thou, [thorn]u, AS.
[eth][=u], [eth]u; akin to OS. & OFries. thu, G., Dan. & Sw.
du, Icel. [thorn][=u], Goth. [thorn]u, Russ. tui, Ir. & Gael.
tu, W. ti, L. tu, Gr. sy`, Dor. ty`, Skr. tvam. [root]185.
, Te Deum
The second personal pronoun, in the singular number, denoting
the person addressed; thyself; the pronoun which is used in
addressing persons in the solemn or poetical style.
Art thou he that should come? --Matt. xi. 3.
Note: ``In Old English, generally, thou is the language of a
lord to a servant, of an equal to an equal, and
expresses also companionship, love, permission,
defiance, scorn, threatening: whilst ye is the language
of a servant to a lord, and of compliment, and further
expresses honor, submission, or entreaty.'' --Skeat.
Note: Thou is now sometimes used by the Friends, or Quakers,
in familiar discourse, though most of them corruptly
say thee instead of thou.