2. Adjective. (obsolete) Ready; prompt. ¹
3. Verb. (archaic) (simple past of speak) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Spake
1. speak [v] - See also: speak
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Literary usage of Spake
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Israel in Egypt: Sacred Oratorio by George Frideric Handel, Georg Friedrich Händel, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Horace Wadham Nicholl (1900)
"He spake the word:1 Soprano I. Alto I. Tenor I. Bass I. Soprano II. Alto II. Tenor II. Bass II. PIANO. Ш -•»oo flies, flies, flies, flies, Andante larghetto ..."
2. The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ by American Committee of Revision (1881)
"13 Howbeit Jesus spake of his things whatsoever John spake of 42 this man were true. ... These things spake he: and after this he saith unto them, ..."
3. Collections by Minisink Valley Historical Society, Connecticut Historical Society (1882)
"I spake against it as I could so on a sudden surprise, men- tion'd the Exception, or provision be made. Mr. Sewall pray'd as formerly. ..."