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eath

[eeth, eeth] /ið, iθ/
adjective, adverb, Scot.
1.
easy.
Origin of eath
1000
before 1000; Middle English ethe, Old English ēathe (adv.); cognate with Old Norse auth-, Old High German -ōdo; akin to Old English ēadig, Gothic audags happy
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  • eath must be the end of a word, for none begins with athn, thn, or hn.

    Curiosities of Olden Times

    S. Baring-Gould
  • "I jest been 'avin' a stroll on Putney 'eath," continued Bindle, settling himself down comfortably in the corner of a bench.

    Adventures of Bindle Herbert George Jenkins
  • And as the weather was so fine, I laid it all out in paper windmills to sell to the kids on 'Amstead 'eath.

    Simon the Jester William J. Locke

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