couldst


couldst
see could

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/koodst, kootst/, auxiliary v. and v. Archaic.
2nd pers. sing. pt. of can.1 Also, couldest /kood"ist/.

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couldst UK [kʊdst] US modal verb
an old word meaning ‘could’
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couldst «kudst», verb.
Archaic and Poetic. second person singular of could. “Thou couldst” means “You could.”

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[ko͝odst]
(also couldest ['ko͝odist]) auxiliary v. archaic second person singular of could

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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