With jellies soother than the creamy curd.
- In truth; truly.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of sooth
- Middle English from Old English sōth es- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Middle English sooth, from Old English sÅÃ¾ (“truth", also "true, actual, real"), from Proto-Germanic *sanÃ¾az (“truth; true"), from Proto-Indo-European *hâ‚sÃ³nts, *es-ont- (“being, existence, real, true"), from Proto-Indo-European *hâ‚es-, *es- (“to be"). Akin to Old Saxon sÅÃ¾ (“true"), Old High German sand (“true"), Old Norse sannr (“true"), Gothic ðƒðŒ¿ðŒ½ðŒ¾ðŒ° (sunja, “truth"), Old English sÄ“on (“to be"), Old English synn (“sin, guilt"; literally, "being the one guilty"). More at sin.