murther

[mur-th er]
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noun, verb (used with or without object) Obsolete.


Nearby words

  1. murrow, edward r.,
  2. murrow, edward roscoe,
  3. murrumbidgee,
  4. murry,
  5. murrysville,
  6. murti,
  7. mus.,
  8. mus.b.,
  9. mus.d.,
  10. mus.m.

Origin of murther

before 900; Middle English morther, Old English morthor; cognate with Gothic maurthr. See mortal

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British Dictionary definitions for murther

murther

noun, verb

an archaic word for murder
Derived Formsmurtherer, noun

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