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nether lower (now rare exc. in nether garments, n. regions). OE. neoðera, niðera = OS. nithiri (Du. neder). MLG. ned(d)er, OHG. nidari, -eri -iri (G. nieder). ON. neðri; f. Gmc. *niþar (repr. by OE. niðer, etc.) down, downwards = Skr. nitarā́m, f. *ni- down, with compar. suffix.

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nether

neth·er / ˈne[voicedth]ər/ • adj. lower in position: the ballast is suspended from its nether end. DERIVATIVES: neth·er·most / -ˌmōst/ adj.

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netherblather, foregather, gather, slather •farther, father, lather, rather •grandfather • stepfather • godfather •forefather •altogether, feather, heather, leather, nether, tether, together, weather, wether, whether •bather • sunbather •bequeather, breather •dither, hither, slither, swither, thither, whither, wither, zither •either, neither •bother, pother •Rhondda • mouther • loather •smoother, soother •another, brother, mother, other, smother, t'other •grandmother • stepmother •godmother • housemother •stepbrother • further

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