an ending of the third person singular present indicative of verbs, now occurring only in archaic forms or used in solemn or poetic language, as in doeth or doth, hath, hopeth, sitteth.

{Middle English, Old English -eþ, -aþ, -oþ, -þ; distantly related to Latin -t}
the form of -th, the ordinal suffix, after a vowel, as in twentieth, thirtieth, etc.

See -th2.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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