1) As a verb, similar in meaning and use to the French ‘tutoyer’, that is to address a person as ‘thou’.

1541 yt is agreyd that Robert Bold, for such sedicious and slaunderous words as he dyd speyk by Maister Holmes Alderman ... in thowyng of hym ... shalbe committed forthwith to prison, York.

places York
dates 1541

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