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[th ur, th eer] /ðɜr, ðɪər/
pronoun, Scot. and North England.
Origin of thir
1300-50; Middle English (north) < ? Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • "You're wanted above, thir," he said to the acting scout master.

    Pathfinder Alan Douglas
  • What wight have you to cwout yourthelf into a theat bethide a gentleman, thir?

    Frank Merriwell's Bravery Burt L. Standish
  • The Northern plural of this is thir, which supplanted thas as thise did in the Midland.

    The Bruce John Barbour
  • But surely there maun be some way o remeid for us a in thir straits?

    The Entail

    John Galt
  • thir, will you have the kindness to supply me with thome papah and enwelophs!

    Acres of Diamonds Russell H. Conwell
  • "Men, thir, and two of the toughest you ever thaw," Ted managed to declare.

  • Page 204: "thy" amended to "they" and "thir" amended to "their"

    The Philosophy of Spinoza Baruch de Spinoza
  • "Yeth, thir," said Vinie, her brown arm deep in the beaded pouch.

    Lewis Rand

    Mary Johnston
  • But I shall hear inserte some of their freinds letters, which doe best expresse their owne minds in these thir proceedings.

  • Tell the awd man naething about what ye want wi' the horse—the fewer that knaw onything about thir things the better.

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