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\ \ [OE] This is descended from the neuter form of the Old English demonstrative adjective and pronoun whose masculine form was thes. It was formed in the prehistoric Germanic period from the demonstrative base *tha- (source also of English that, there, etc) and a suffix *-se which had the function of indicating a specific thing.
\ \ Cf.THE, THOSE

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