aff. an ending of the third person singular present indicative of verbs, now occurring only in archaic forms or used in solemn or poetic language:
hopeth; sitteth[/ex]
Etymology: OE -eth, -ath, -oth, -th; akin to L -t II
var. of -th II the ordinal suffix, used when the cardinal number ends in -y:
twentieth; thirtieth[/ex]

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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