Otherguess
Otherguise Oth"er*guise` ([u^][th]"[~e]r*g[imac]z`), Otherguess Oth"er*guess`, a. & adv. [A corruption of othergates.] Of another kind or sort; in another way. ``Otherguess arguments.'' --Berkeley. [1913 Webster]

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  • otherguess — [uth′ər ges΄] adj. [var. of dial. othergates, otherwise] Obs. of another kind; different …   English World dictionary

  • otherguess — adjective Etymology: alteration of English dialect othergates Date: 1632 archaic different …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • otherguess — /udh euhr ges /, adj. Archaic. of another kind; different. [1625 35; var. of othergets, var. of ME othergates. See OTHER, GATE2, S1] * * * …   Universalium

  • otherguess —  another sort ; corruption of other guise. C …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • otherguess — adjective Etymology: alteration of othergates, from othergates, adverb archaic : different …   Useful english dictionary

  • Otherguise — Oth er*guise ([u^][th] [ e]r*g[imac]z ), Otherguess Oth er*guess , a. & adv. [A corruption of othergates.] Of another kind or sort; in another way. Otherguess arguments. Berkeley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oth|er|guess — «UHTH uhr GEHS», adjective, adverb. Archaic. –adj. of another kind or sort: »It was otherguess work with Bellamy (Pall Mall Gazette). –adv. otherwise. ╂[variant of othergates] …   Useful english dictionary

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