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    what mean of woe

    i want know the meaning of woe, cometh,deity

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    Re: what mean of woe

    Quote Originally Posted by nkenda View Post
    i want know the meaning of woe, cometh,deity
    Woe - misfortune/bad things; archaic, and chiefly used in idiomatic expressions like 'weal and woe' [='goodness and badness'], and 'woe betide' - a mild curse or warning, as in 'woe betide anyone who goes there'.

    cometh - also archaic, = comes (i.e. 3rd pers. sing. present tense ending)

    deity - god

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