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[ihth -er] /ˈɪð ər/
adjective, pronoun, adverb, British Dialect.
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itherness, noun Unabridged
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  • But we maunna think o' him ither than he would hae us think.

    Salted With Fire George MacDonald
  • "There's nae that mony o' 's just what ither fowk think us," said the minister's wife.

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

    Salted With Fire George MacDonald
  • Noo 'at ye hae begun, ye'll be growin mair and mair like ither fowk.'

    Heather and Snow George MacDonald
  • I warnt him against it, an' I telt him his ither wumman was deid but sax months.

    St. Cuthbert's Robert E. Knowles
  • No ither picture have I had taken, nor ither shall there be.

    St. Cuthbert's Robert E. Knowles
  • Aich one is to git the bist of the ither in the bist way he can.

    The Hunters of the Ozark Edward S. Ellis
  • Th' ither lasses Lisbeth's hae'n had a michty trouble wi' them.

    Auld Licht Idylls

    J. M. Barrie
  • One moment an' he was i' the air, anither an' he was safe upo' the ither side.

    Hunter's Marjory Margaret Bruce Clarke
  • I think, mistress, a cheese in the ither en' wad mak' a gran' balance.

    The Jest Book Mark Lemon
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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