Definition of certes in English:

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certes

Pronunciation: /ˈsəːtɪz/

adverb

archaic
Assuredly; I assure you.
Example sentences
  • For certes it was later than I had bargained and at this late of an hour it was unlikely that I would find a winsome partner.
  • What seemed an eternity yet for certes was but a few moments I struggled to free myself from the carnage and whence I gained my feet stood amongst the mixed forces of those who did survive.
  • For certes I knew not.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French, based on Latin certus 'settled, sure'.

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