eath

[ eeth, eeth ]
/ ið, iθ /

adjective, adverb Scot.

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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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Example sentences from the Web for eath

  • "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
  • Eath must be the end of a word, for none begins with athn, thn, or hn.

  • 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