t'other

tother

[tuhth-er]
adjective, pronoun Older Use.
that other; the other.
Also, t'other.


Origin:
1175–1225; Middle English the tother for thet other, variant of that other the other; see that, other

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tother or t'other (ˈtʌðə)
 
adj, —n
archaic, dialect or the other
 
[C13 the tother, by mistaken division from thet other (thet, from Old English thæt, neuter of the1)]
 
t'other or t'other
 
adj, —n
 
[C13 the tother, by mistaken division from thet other (thet, from Old English thæt, neuter of the1)]

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tother
"the other," early 13c., þe toþer, from faulty separation of þet oþer "that other;" simple use of tother in place of the other is attested by 1580s.
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