nith·er | \ˈnit͟hə(r)\
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of nither 

(Entry 1 of 3)

chiefly Scottish

2 : blast, blight nithered plants

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Definition of nither (Entry 2 of 3)

chiefly Scottish

: to shiver or tremble especially with cold

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Definition of nither (Entry 3 of 3)

dialectal variant of

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History and Etymology for nither

Transitive verb

Middle English nitheren, from Old English nitherian; akin to Old High German nideren to lower, debase, Old Norse nithra to lower; all from a prehistoric North Germanic-West Germanic verb derivative from the root of Old English nither down

Intransitive verb

probably of Scandinavian origin

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