thee


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Thee \Thee\ (th[=e]), v. i. [AS. [thorn]e['o]n; akin to OS.
   th[imac]han, D. gedijen, G. gedeihen, OHG. gidihan, Goth.
   [thorn]eihan, Lith. tekti to fall to the lot of. Cf. Tight,
   a.]
   To thrive; to prosper. [Obs.] "He shall never thee."
   --Chaucer.
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         Well mote thee, as well can wish your thought.
                                                  --Spenser.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Thee \Thee\ ([th][=e]), pron. [AS. [eth][=e], acc. & dat. of
   [eth][=u] thou. See Thou.]
   The objective case of thou. See Thou.
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   Note: Thee is poetically used for thyself, as him for
         himself, etc.
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               This sword hath ended him; so shall it thee,
               Unless thou yield thee as my prisoner. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

thou \thou\ ([th]ou), pron. [Sing.: nom. Thou; poss. Thy
   ([th][imac]) or Thine ([th][imac]n); obj. Thee
   ([th][=e]). Pl.: nom. You (y[=oo]); poss. Your (y[=oo]r)
   or Yours (y[=oo]rz); obj. You.] [OE. thou, [thorn]u, AS.
   [eth][=u], [eth]u; akin to OS. & OFries. thu, G., Dan. & Sw.
   du, Icel. [thorn][=u], Goth. [thorn]u, Russ. tui, Ir. & Gael.
   tu, W. ti, L. tu, Gr. sy`, Dor. ty`, Skr. tvam. [root]185.
   Cf. Thee, Thine, Te Deum.]
   The second personal pronoun, in the singular number, denoting
   the person addressed; thyself; the pronoun which is used in
   addressing persons in the solemn or poetical style.
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         Art thou he that should come?            --Matt. xi. 3.
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   Note: "In Old English, generally, thou is the language of a
         lord to a servant, of an equal to an equal, and
         expresses also companionship, love, permission,
         defiance, scorn, threatening: whilst ye is the language
         of a servant to a lord, and of compliment, and further
         expresses honor, submission, or entreaty." --Skeat.
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   Note: Thou is now sometimes used by the Friends, or Quakers,
         in familiar discourse, though most of them corruptly
         say thee instead of thou.
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