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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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Historical Examples of eather

  • When I was a little gell I used to zet in the 'eather gatherin' the whorts, an' me little mouth all black wi' eatin' them.

    The Foundations (Fourth Series Plays)

    John Galsworthy

  • A kind lady brought me in that bit of 'eather; 'tes wonderful sweet stuff when the 'oney's in et.

  • Enouch of blood by me's been spilt, Seek not zour death frae mee; I rather lourd it had been my sel Than eather him or thee.