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neath

[neeth, neeth] /niθ, nið/
preposition, Chiefly Literary.
1.
Also, 'neath.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; aphetic variant of beneath
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  • The clay is white and of a pink and water appears fathomless as it appears to be entirely hollow under neath.
  • He then placed jack st ands under neath the rear suspension.
  • neath bus station is at victoria gardens, near the railway station.
British Dictionary definitions for neath

neath

/niːθ/
preposition
1.
(archaic) short for beneath
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Word Origin and History for neath

1787, poetic shortening of beneath (q.v.).

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