Definition of Couther
1. couth [adj] - See also: couth
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Couther
Literary usage of Couther
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Glossary of Words Used in Swaledale, Yorkshire by John Harland (1876)
"Bravely couther'd up again,' quite restored to health. ... Sit yoursel' doon an' git yoursel' couther'd up a bit; in is better than out this kin' o' weather ..."
2. A Glossary of Words Pertaining to the Dialect of Mid-Yorshire: With Others by C. Clough Robinson (1876)
"Courting [kuo-h'tin], courtyard ; Mid. couther ... for the recovery of health, will bo greeted with the question, ' Then you are going to couther up a uit ? ..."
3. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1889)
"Soc. Antiq. 134, f. 7* (2) Affable ; kind. (A.-S.) (3) A cold. North. (4) Could, part. past. couther. To comfort. North. ..."
4. Archives of Maryland by Maryland Historical Society (1891)
"... Admr of Thomas Purssell demandeth of ffrancis Gray Admr of James couther 1700' tob casked due by account & bill to the deceased ..."
5. Un philosophe sous les toits: journal d'un homme heureux by Emile Souvestre, William Henry Fraser (1889)
"... couch. coucher, sm [couther], setting (of the su n). coucher (se), vr [L. collocare], to go to bed, set (of the sun). couchette, sf [coucher], couch, ..."