itsel

pronoun it·sel \ ə̇tˈsel \

Dialectal variant of

1 :that identical one — compare it 1 used reflexively
  • watched the cat giving itself a bath
, for emphasis
  • the letter itself was missing
, or in absolute constructions
  • itself a splendid specimen of classic art, it has been exhibited throughout the world
2 :its normal, healthy, or sane condition

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