"th" Definition

  1. In Old English, the article the, when the following word began with a vowel, was often written with elision as if a part of the word. Thus in Chaucer, the forms thabsence, tharray, thegle, thend, thingot, etc., are found for the absence, the array, the eagle, the end, etc.

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Position in dictionary: 100072 of 111710 words.
Word Type: ,
Words that start with "th": 811
Words that end with "th": 428
Words that contain "th": 4369
Next words in dictionary: thack, thacker, thak, thalamencephalon, thalami
Previous words in dictionary: teyne, textury, texturing, textured, texture

English Dictionary Definition of th

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