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Pronunciation : Sooth
Part of Speech : a.;
Etymology : [OE. soth, AS. s, for san; akin to OS. s, OHG. sand, Icel. sannr, Sw. sann, Dan. sand, Skr. sat, sant, real, genuine, present, being; properly p. pr. from a root meaning, to be, Skr. as, L. esse; also akin to Goth. sunjis true, Gr. satya. Absent, Am, Esse
Definition : 1. True; faithful; trustworthy. [Obs. or Scot.] The sentence [meaning] of it sooth is, out of doubt. Chaucer. That shall I sooth (said he) to you declare. Spensser.

2. Pleasing; delightful; sweet. [R.] The soothest shepherd that ever piped on plains. Milton. With jellies soother than the creamy curd. Keats.

also adv. [Compar. Soother; superl. Soothest.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Sooth
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [AS. s. See Sooth, a.]
Definition : 1. Truth; reality. [Archaic] The sooth it this, the cut fell to the knight. Chaucer. In sooth, I know not why I am so sad. Shak. In good sooth, Its mystery is love, its meaninng youth. Longfellow.

2. Augury; prognostication. [Obs.] The soothe of birds by beating of their wings. Spenser.

3. Blandishment; cajolery. [Obs.] Shak.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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