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nither

transitive verb nith·er \ˈnithə(r)\

Definition of nither

-ed/-ing/-s

chiefly Scottish

  1. 1 :  debase, humiliate

  2. 2 :  blast, blight nithered plants

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Origin and Etymology of nither

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 — more at nether


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nither

intransitive verb nith·er \"\

Definition of nither

-ed/-ing/-s

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  to shiver or tremble especially with cold

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Origin and Etymology of nither

probably of Scandinavian origin


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nither

nith·er \"\

Definition of nither

  1. dialectal variant of neither

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