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certes

[sur-teez] /ˈsɜr tiz/
adverb, Archaic.
1.
certainly; in truth.
Origin
1200-1250
1200-50; Middle English < Old French phrase a certes < Latin *ā certīs, literally, from sure (things); see a-4, certain
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  • certes he may not hide him, he must come forth and shew him.
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certes

/ˈsɜːtɪz/
adverb
1.
(archaic) with certainty; truly
Word Origin
C13: from Old French, ultimately from Latin certuscertain
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Word Origin and History for certes
adv.

mid-13c., from Old French certes, from Vulgar Latin certas, from Latin certe, adverb from certus (see certain).

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