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Seethe \Seethe\, v. t. [imp. Seethed( Sod, obs.); p. p. Seethed, Sodden; p. pr. & vb. n. Seething.] [OE. sethen, AS. se['o]?an; akin to D. sieden, OHG. siodan, G. sieden, Icel. sj??a, Sw. sjuda, Dan. syde, Goth. saubs a burnt offering. Cf. Sod, n., Sodden, Suds.] To decoct or prepare for food in hot liquid; to boil; as, to seethe flesh. [Written also seeth.]

Set on the great pot, and seethe pottage for the sons of the prophets.
--2 Kings iv. 38.


vb. (context archaic English) (en-third-person singular of: see)


Seeth (, Frisian: Seet) is a municipality in the district of Nordfriesland, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

Usage examples of "seeth".

Therefore my uncle putteth a fish on the ring, that whosoever of his friends that seeth it may know it is the ring of Roger Aungerville, prior of St.

Then he arose quickly, like a seafarer who all at once seeth the land.

Thou art not lucky like the good Humphrey, to have a dull eye, which seeth much and seemeth to see naught.