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[eeth, eeth]
adjective, adverb Scot.
  1. easy.
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Origin of eath

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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Examples from the Web for eath

Historical Examples

  • 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