Mils vs Thou - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between mils and thou
is that mils
is while thou
is a unit of length equal to one-thousandth of an inch or thou
can be (slang) a thousand, especially
a thousand dollars, a thousand pounds sterling, etc.
As a pronoun thou is
As a verb thou is
to address (a person) using the pronoun thou, especially as an expression of familiarity or contempt.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
From (etyl) thou, thow, thu, ).
* (l), (l), (l), (l)
* , as in, for example, “Lovest thou me?” Irregular forms include: (art) (of be), (hast) (of have), shalt (of shall), wost (of (wit)), wilt (of (will)), and (m) (of (m)).
To address (a person) using the pronoun thou, especially as an expression of familiarity or contempt.
* 1888 , Rudyard Kipling, ‘On the City Wall’, In Black and White , Folio Society 2005, p. 443:
- "One service more, Sahib , since thou hast come so opportunely," said Lalun. "Wilt thou" – it is very nice to be thou-ed by Lalun – "take this old man across the City [...] to the Kumharsen Gate?"
- I thou thee, thou traitor! (Edward Coke to Walter Raleigh)
- Avaunt, caitiff, dost thou thou me! I am come of good kin, I tell thee!'' (The morality play ''Hickscorner , ca. 1530)
- If thou thou'st him some thrice, it shall not be amiss''[...] (''Twelfth Night'' 3.2, Sir Toby Belch to Sir Andrew, egging him on to pick a fight with another, where one would expect one knight courteously to say to another, "If ''you thou him...").
To use the word thou.
- Don't thou''' them as '''thous thee! (Yorkshire English admonition to overly familiar children)
Shortened from thousandth.
A unit of length equal to one-thousandth of an inch.
* mil (US)
Shortened from thousand.
(slang) A thousand, especially a thousand dollars, a thousand pounds sterling, etc.