Definition of Couther

1. couth [adj] - See also: couth



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Couther

cousinly
cousinries
cousinry
cousins
cousins-german
cousins-in-law
cousinship
cousinships
couta boat
couta boats
couteau
couteaux
couter
couters
couth
couther (current term)
couthest
couthie
couthier
couthiest
couths
couthy
coutil
coutille
coutilles
coutils
coutinhoite
couture
coutures
couturier

Literary usage of Couther

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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, ..."

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