Murther Mur"ther, n. & v. Murder, n. & v. [Obs. or Prov.] ``The treason of the murthering.'' --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • murther — [mʉr′thər] n., vt., vi. obs. or dial. var. of MURDER …   English World dictionary

  • murther — chiefly dialect variant of murder …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • murther — murderer (Scottish dialect) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • murther — /merr dheuhr/, n., v.t., v.i. Obs. murder. [bef. 900; ME morther, OE morthor; c. Goth maurthr. See MORTAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • murther — mÉœrðə(r) / mɜː v. (Archaic) murder n. (Archaic) murder …   English contemporary dictionary

  • murther — [ mə:δə] noun & verb archaic spelling of murder …   English new terms dictionary

  • murther — mur·ther …   English syllables

  • murther — mur•ther [[t]ˈmɜr ðər[/t]] n. v. t. v. i. archaic murder • Etymology: bef. 900; ME morther, OE morthor, of Gmc orig.; akin to L mors death (see mortal) …   From formal English to slang

  • murther — archaic var. of MURDER …   Useful english dictionary

  • Murther and Walking Spirits — Murther and Walking Spirits, first published by McClelland and Stewart in 1991, is a novel by Canadian novelist Robertson Davies. Murther and Walking Spirits is, in a way, another ghost story, a genre Davies visited in his short story collection… …   Wikipedia

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