[hi-self, hiz-]

Origin of hisself

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at his, self
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Word Origin and History for hisself

see himself. The shift in felt meaning of the first element of this compound from dative to gentitive created this new word c.1400, whereas the same process did not change herself.

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