Origin of nether
Examples from the Web for nether
It quickly becomes way too apparent that this is not a scenic romantic vista, but rather code for Harding's own nether regions.
She just sits in a pool of water and spreads her legs, using her nether regions as bait.‘Naked and Afraid’ Is the Craziest Show on TV—You Just Have to Watch|Kevin Fallon|July 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He is also nicknamed Chief Kiael, but nether neither he nor anybody else seems to be the chief of SUWU.Never Mind El Chapo: Chicago’s Real Public Enemy No. 1 Is the Shorties|Michael Daly|February 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Somewhere in the nether regions of his pitiless heart, the ancient patriarch knows he cannot live forever.
"This went from the nether regions of the Internet to mainstream political debate," Pfeiffer told the half-full briefing room.
Tartarus was the region of punishment in the nether world of the ancients.Rambles in Rome|S. Russell Forbes
Their synne shall not hurte vs / nether will we absteyne frome the sacramentes for their nowghtines / but vse th.
Tis a long journey and I effected nothing; for the mind of the King, I was assured, is harder than the nether millstone.For Faith and Freedom|Walter Besant
You somehow think of them as on, not in the lake, or like clouds lying in a nether skylike ships waiting for the wind.Spare Hours|John Brown
His nether lip actually returned to its normal position under the shock.Make or Break|Oliver Optic
British Dictionary definitions for nether
Word Origin for nether
Word Origin and History for nether
Old English niþera, neoþera "down, downwards, below, beneath," from Proto-Germanic *nitheraz (cf. Old Saxon nithar, Old Norse niðr, Old Frisian nither, Dutch neder, German nieder), from comparative of PIE *ni- "down, below" (cf. Sanskrit ni "down," nitaram "downward," Greek neiothen "from below," Old Church Slavonic nizu "low, down"). Has been replaced in most senses by lower (adj.).