- that other; the other.
Origin of tother
Examples from the Web for tother
Historical Examples of tother
I took in a cat for company 'tother day, but the critter's run away.Cy Whittaker's Place
Joseph C. Lincoln
I read in the papers 'tother day that America needed every man.The Portygee
Joseph Crosby Lincoln
While he drank, tother returnd, With all my Heart; and pledgd him.The Works of Aphra Behn
"How happy could I be with either, were 'tother dear charmer away," laughed Dick.Bert Wilson on the Gridiron
J. W. Duffield
In case he delays a while longer, we sends him tother thumb.Frank Merriwell's Triumph
Burt L. Standish
- archaic, or dialect the other
Word Origin for tother
"the other," early 13c., þe toþer, from faulty separation of þet oþer "that other;" simple use of tother in place of the other is attested by 1580s.