quotha [kwoh-thuh] ExamplesWord Origin interjection Archaic.
- indeed! (used ironically or contemptuously in quoting another).
Origin of quotha First recorded in 1510–20; from quoth a quoth he Examples from the Web for quotha Historical Examples of quotha
T is King’s, quotha; ‘King will sell ‘t for his people if they will ha-have it.’
But I should never have a word to say against kermesses, quotha!
George Manville Fenn
He would call it a very bold figure of speech: figure of speech, quotha!
Are they not as well equipped as any fleet that ever sailed out of England, quotha?
The regulars were forced to obey; not so the ladies—they would go when they pleased, quotha!
British Dictionary definitions for quotha quotha interjection
- archaic an expression of mild sarcasm, used in picking up a word or phrase used by someone elseArt thou mad? Mad, quotha! I am more sane than thou
Word Origin for quotha C16: from quoth a quoth he