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[ihth -er] /ˈɪð ər/
adjective, pronoun, adverb, British Dialect.
Related forms
itherness, noun Unabridged
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  • Ou ay, a've seen it a' at ither hooses, though they tried tae hide it frae me for fear a' wud lauch at them.

  • He winna trust him for naething that he hasna his ain word, or some ither body's for!

    Salted With Fire George MacDonald
  • You'll hold the verandy door, and the ither lame man—is't Carfrae ye call him?

    Huntingtower John Buchan
  • Noo 'at ye hae begun, ye'll be growin mair and mair like ither fowk.'

    Heather and Snow George MacDonald
  • I went to Leezie's close-mooth the ither nicht to whistle on her, and did I no' forget, and cry oot 'Coal!'

    Erchie (AKA Hugh Foulis) Neil Munro
  • I warnt him against it, an' I telt him his ither wumman was deid but sax months.

    St. Cuthbert's Robert E. Knowles
  • There he pointed up into the wild of stars, and said, 'Ye see yon star o' the tap o' that ither ane 'at's brichter nor itsel?'

    Heather and Snow George MacDonald
  • No ither picture have I had taken, nor ither shall there be.

    St. Cuthbert's Robert E. Knowles
  • Well gang and let ye see the Fairy Well—its at the ither end o the wood.

    Merkland Mrs. Oliphant
  • Aich one is to git the bist of the ither in the bist way he can.

    The Hunters of the Ozark Edward S. Ellis
British Dictionary definitions for ither


a Scot word for other
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for ither

Scottish form of other.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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