theirselves
pronoun plural Date: 14th century chiefly dialect themselves

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  • theirselves — • They talked amongst theirselves until my mother stood there fiction website, BrE 2005 [OEC]. This is non standard for themselves, and arises from the tendency to regard self as a noun needing a possessive pronoun to qualify it; this is… …   Modern English usage

  • theirselves — their·selves (thâr sĕlvzʹ) also their·self ( sĕlfʹ) pron. Chiefly Southern & South Midland U.S. Themselves. See note at hisself. * * * …   Universalium

  • theirselves — pronoun [third person plural] dialect form of themselves …   English new terms dictionary

  • theirselves — their·selves …   English syllables

  • theirselves — thərˈselvz, ther , tha(a)r , eu̇vz pronoun Etymology: obsolete English theirself themselves (from Middle English, from their + self) + English es substandard …   Useful english dictionary

  • theirself / theirselves / themself / themselves —    Only themselves is correct as a reflexive or emphatic pronoun: They gave themselves all the credit for the rescue …   Confused words

  • theirself / theirselves / themself / themselves —    Only themselves is correct as a reflexive or emphatic pronoun: They gave themselves all the credit for the rescue …   Confused words

  • theirself / theirselves / themself / themselves —    Only themselves is correct as a reflexive or emphatic pronoun: They gave themselves all the credit for the rescue …   Confused words

  • theirself / theirselves / themself / themselves —    Only themselves is correct as a reflexive or emphatic pronoun: They gave themselves all the credit for the rescue …   Confused words

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