Thider
Thider Thid"er, adv. Thither. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • thitherto — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|tü adverb Etymology: Middle English thider to, from thider thither + to : until that time : up to a past time specified or implied an approach to thitherto unknown truth G.W.Johnson …   Useful english dictionary

  • thith|er — «THIHTH uhr, THIHTH », adverb, adjective. –adv. 1. to that place; toward that place; there. 2. Obsolete. to or toward that end, purpose, result, or action. –adj. on that side; farther. ╂[variant of Middle English thider, thedir, Old English… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hither and thither — Thither Thith er, adv. [OE. thider, AS. [eth]ider; akin to E. that; cf. Icel. [thorn]a[eth]ra there, Goth. [thorn]a[thorn]r[=o] thence. See {That}, and {The}.] 1. To that place; opposed to {hither}. [1913 Webster] This city is near; . . . O, let… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thither — Thith er, adv. [OE. thider, AS. [eth]ider; akin to E. that; cf. Icel. [thorn]a[eth]ra there, Goth. [thorn]a[thorn]r[=o] thence. See {That}, and {The}.] 1. To that place; opposed to {hither}. [1913 Webster] This city is near; . . . O, let me… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thither — I. adverb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English thider; akin to Old Norse thathra there, Old English thæt that Date: before 12th century to that place ; there II. adjective Date: 1830 being on the other and farther side ; more remote …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • to- — [to͞o, too, tə] 〚ME < OE, akin to Ger zer , L dis : see DIS 〛 prefix Obs. completely, entirely, severely: used with verbs as an intensive [“to broken” means “broken to pieces” …   Universalium

  • thither — /thidh euhr, dhidh /, adv. 1. Also, thitherward /thidh euhr weuhrd, dhidh /, thitherwards. to or toward that place or point; there. adj. 2. on the farther or other side or in the direction away from the person speaking; farther; more remote. [bef …   Universalium

  • thither — thith|er [ˈðıðə US ˈθıðər] adv old use [: Old English; Origin: thider] in that direction …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • thither — [ δɪδə] adverb archaic or literary to or towards that place. Origin OE thider, alt. (by assoc. with hither) of thæder, of Gmc origin; related to that and the …   English new terms dictionary

  • thither — thith•er [[t]ˈθɪð ər, ˈðɪð [/t]] adv. 1) Also, thith•er•ward [[t] wərd[/t]] thith′er•wards. to or toward that place or point; there. 2) on the farther or other side • Etymology: bef. 900; ME, var. of ME thider, OE, alter. of thæder (i from hider… …   From formal English to slang

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