from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Used as a modifier before a noun.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- pro. That belongs to thee; the possessive form of thou.
- pro. your (informal); that belongs to you (singular).
- conj. because.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- pro. Of thee, or belonging to thee; the more common form of thine, possessive case of thou; -- used always attributively, and chiefly in the solemn or grave style, and in poetry. Thine is used in the predicate. See thine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to thee: possessive of the pronoun thou, second person singular. It is used in solemn and grave style. See thine.
Middle English, variant of thin, thine, from Old English thīn.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Middle English thi, thy ("thy"), apocopated form of thin, thyn, thine ("thy", also "thine"), from Old English þīn ("thy, thine"), from Proto-Germanic *þīnaz. More at thou. (Wiktionary)
Middle English thy "because, forwhy", shortened form of for-thy, forthy ("for that"), from Old English for þȳ [þe] ("because [that]") from for (instrumental preposition) + þȳ ("by that"), instrumental case of þæt. More at the, that. (Wiktionary)