Nowhither No"whith`er, adv. [No + whither.] Not anywhither; in no direction; nowhere. [Archaic] ``Thy servant went nowhither.'' --2 Kings v. 25. [1913 Webster]

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  • nowhither — (adv.) toward no place, O.E. nahwiðer; see NO (Cf. no) + WHITHER (Cf. whither) …   Etymology dictionary

  • nowhither — [nō′hwith΄ər, nō′with΄ər] adv. [ME nowhider < OE nahwider] Archaic in, at, or to no place; nowhere …   English World dictionary

  • nowhither — /noh hwidh euhr, widh /, adv. to no place; nowhere: paths leading nowhither. [bef. 900; ME nohwider, OE nahwider. See NO1, WHITHER] * * * …   Universalium

  • nowhither — adverb nowhere; to no place. This stuffed rump of mine saves not me only from rheumatism, but you also from what other isms! In this your Life pilgrimage Nowhither, a fine Squallacci marching music, and Gregorian Chant, accompanies you, and the… …   Wiktionary

  • nowhither — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷,  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adverb Etymology: Middle English nowhider, from Old English nāhwider, from nā no + hwider whither, anywhither more at whither : to or toward no place : nowhere allures us into byways leading nowhither J.B.Cabell …   Useful english dictionary

  • nowhither — adverb Date: before 12th century to or toward no place …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nowhither — adv. Body and Soul, 179 …   Oldest English Words

  • nowhither — no•whith•er [[t]ˈnoʊˌ(h)wɪð ər, ˌwɪð [/t]] adv. to no place; nowhere • Etymology: bef. 900; ME nohwider, OE nāhwider. See no I, whither …   From formal English to slang

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  • nowhere — Synonyms and related words: China, Darkest Africa, God knows where, Greenland, North Pole, Outer Mongolia, Pago Pago, Pillars of Hercules, Siberia, South Pole, Thule, Tierra del Fuego, Timbuktu, Ultima Thule, Yukon, antipodes, frontier,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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