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[hith-er-mohst or, esp. British, -muh st]
  1. nearest in this direction.
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Origin of hithermost

First recorded in 1555–65; hither + -most
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Examples from the Web for hithermost

Historical Examples of hithermost

  • Soon after, we arrived at the hithermost bank of the river, where I thought we were to pitch our tent.

    The Life and Adventures of Bruce, the African Traveller

    Francis Head

British Dictionary definitions for hithermost


  1. rare nearest to this place or in this direction
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