- To put the comether on
- Comether Co*meth"er, n. [Prob. dial. pron. of come hither,
used in calling cows, etc.] [Dial. or Colloq., Brit.]
1. Matter; affair.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
How does ut come about, sorr, that whin a man has put the comether on wan woman he's sure bound to put ut on another? --Kipling. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.