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Examples from the Web for mither

Historical Examples of mither

  • Gie me the kiss, mither, for a've been waitin' for ye, an' a'll sune be asleep.

  • And noo that we hae the mither o' 'im, we'll get on faumous!

    Salted With Fire

    George MacDonald

  • It's 'cause we hae the same father and mither; I hae aye kenned that!'

    Heather and Snow

    George MacDonald

  • That'll be his mither's bonnet he's takkin' back to get altered.

    A Window in Thrums

    J. M. Barrie

  • An' what can I tell my mither that she doesna ca' me a coward this day?'

    Hunter's Marjory

    Margaret Bruce Clarke

British Dictionary definitions for mither


  1. a Scottish word for mother 1


  1. (intr) Northern English dialect to fuss over or moan about something

Word Origin for mither

C17: of unknown origin
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