Definition of Couthest
1. couth [adj] - See also: couth
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Couthest
Literary usage of Couthest
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... And wisely couthest wartle and kepe Thine tie and earc, as I haue spoke : Than hadst thou the gates stoke Fro suche folie, as cometh to wynne Thyn ..."
2. The Latin Poems Commonly Attributed to Walter Mapes by Walter Map (1841)
"Ac thou that deedes couthest déme, ... Ak sofie so thou couthest of eny qued, Mid the teeth the bridel thou ..."
3. The Complete Works of John Gower by John Gower (1901)
"It were certes litel nede To sitte there and wertes pyke, If thou thi Prince couthest lyke, So as I can in my degré. ..."
4. The Poems of William Dunbar by William Dunbar, Aeneas James George Mackay, George Powell McNeill (1893)
"And in Gower— " But if thou couthest sette in reule Tho two, the thre were eth to reule." —' Confess;o Amantis,' ip 60. ..."
5. English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature by Henry Morley, William Hall Griffin (1889)
"Seiht thou me no rather ?' ' Art thou Thought ?' quoth I then, ' thou couthest me ..."