Please (used to convey a polite request): prithee, Jack, answer me honestly
More example sentences
- What, prithee, is this all about?
- Give thou me, I prithee, a break, forsooth.
- Another boy across the room read the line of the Duke, ‘Ay; prithee, sing.‘
late 16th century: abbreviation of I pray thee.
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