Quoth. verb. imperfect. [this is only part of cƿoðan, Saxon, retained in English, and is now only used in ludicrous language. It is used by Sidney irregularly in the second person.] Quoth I, say I or said I; quoth he, says he or said he.
Enjoying quoth you. Sidney, b. ii.
Shall we, quoth he, so basely brook
This paltry ass. Hudibras.