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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Quoth \Quoth\ (kw[=o]th or kw[u^]th), v. t. [AS. cwe[eth]an, imp cw[ae][eth], pl. cw[=ae]don; akin to OS. que[eth]an, OHG. quethan, quedan, Icel. kve[eth]a, Goth. qi[thorn]an. [root]22. Cf. Bequeath.] Said; spoke; uttered; -- used only in the first and third persons in the past tenses, and always followed by its nominative, the word or words said being the object; as, quoth I, quoth he. "Let me not live, quoth he." --Shak. [1913 Webster]