Hither Definition

hĭthər
adverb
To or toward this place; here.
Webster's New World
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adjective
On or toward this side; nearer.
The hither horse.
Webster's New World
The definition of hither is nearer.
An example of hither is the house that is closest; the hither house.
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Origin of Hither

  • Middle English from Old English hider ko- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old English hider. Cognate with Latin citer.

    From Wiktionary

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