or t'oth·er

[ tuhth-er ]
/ ˈtʌð ər /

adjective, pronoun Older Use.

that other; the other.

Origin of tother

1175–1225; Middle English the tother for thet other, variant of that other the other; see that, other Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for tother



/ (ˈtʌðə) /

adjective, noun

archaic, or dialect the other

Word Origin for tother

C13 the tother, by mistaken division from thet other (thet, from Old English thæt, neuter of the 1)
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Word Origin and History 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.

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