quoth, v. t. [AS. cwe, imp cwæ, pl. cw; akin to OS. que, OHG. quethan, quedan, Icel. kve, Goth. qi. Bequeath.].
Said; spoke; uttered; -- used only in the first and third persons in the past tenses, and always followed by its nominative, the word or words said being the object; as, quoth I, quoth he. Shak. [1913 Webster]