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theirself

[th air-self] /ˌðɛərˈsɛlf/
pronoun, Nonstandard.
Also, theirselves
[th air-selvz] /ˌðɛərˈsɛlvz/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of theirself
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English; formed on analogy of myself
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  • And when they were come to theirself again they went to the good man and prayed him that he would say them truth.

  • Sometimes theirself is substituted for theirselves, as in "they all seen it theirself."

    The American Language Henry L. Mencken
Word Origin and History for theirself

c.1300, variant of themself, with self, originally an inflected adjective, treated as a noun with a meaning "person." Related: Theirselves.

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