Not so neither
Neither Nei"ther, conj. Not either; generally used to introduce the first of two or more co["o]rdinate clauses of which those that follow begin with nor. [1913 Webster]

Fight neither with small nor great, save only with the king. --1 Kings xxii. 31. [1913 Webster]

Hadst thou been firm and fixed in thy dissent, Neither had I transgressed, nor thou with me. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

When she put it on, she made me vow That I should neither sell, nor give, nor lose it. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Note: Neither was formerly often used where we now use nor. ``For neither circumcision, neither uncircumcision is anything at all.'' --Tyndale. ``Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it.'' --Gen. iii. 3. Neither is sometimes used colloquially at the end of a clause to enforce a foregoing negative (nor, not, no). ``He is very tall, but not too tall neither.'' --Addison. '' `I care not for his thrust' `No, nor I neither.''' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{Not so neither}, by no means. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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