from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A line of equal comfort or discomfort so far as our sensations depend upon the conditions indicated by the hygrometer and the thermometer. See the extract.

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  • adverb Obsolete spelling of hither.


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  • In this it is fautye to come to the kynd that is nye vnto it, whyche is called dissolute, because it waueth hyther and thyther, as it were wythout senowes and ioyntes, standyng surely in no poynte.

    A Treatise of Schemes and Tropes Richard Sherry

  • That euer ye came hyther to make this ado, To polute my Chyrche, &c. Fri.

    An Apology for the Life of Mr. Colley Cibber, Volume I 1889

  • Well sayde the kyng, retourne to hym and to them that sent you hyther, and say to them that they sende no more to me for any adventure that falleth as long as my sonne is alyve; and also say to them that they suffer hym this day to wynne his spurres, for if God be pleased, I woll this iourney be his and the honoure therof and to them that be aboute hym.

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07 John [Editor] Rudd 1885

  • Frome thense into the kytchyn, lokynge abowt, if ther nede any of my cownsell, frome thense hyther and thyther obseruynge howe my chylderne be occupyed, what my wyffe dothe, beynge carefull that euery thynge be in ordre, these be statyons of Rome.

    The Pilgrimage of Pure Devotion Desiderius Erasmus 1502

  • Well sayd I seynge that no parte of the housse is lefte but all is new, how can yow say that this was the house whiche was broght hyther so longe agoo.

    The Pilgrimage of Pure Devotion Desiderius Erasmus 1502

  • The same man on a daye, when stãding on an hye place he had called a great sort together, and sayde nothing else but come hither men, come hyther men.

    The Education of Children Desiderius Erasmus 1502

  • Thẽ quod he: I wold haue men come hyther & not you whych are nothyng lesse then men, and therwyth draue them away wyth his staffe.

    The Education of Children Desiderius Erasmus 1502

  • ... that syns hys com [m] yng hyther wth thoose that remayneth wth hym, daylie there hath repared unto hym to the nomber off xlti psons In hys owen lyverie, besydes the daylie repare off my ladys gracs s'vnts, beeng mannye more then have cause to repare hyther for any p [ro] vision. 182

    From Heads of Household to Heads of State: The Preaccession Households of Mary and Elizabeth Tudor, 1516-1558 2008

  • In addition, we want app creators and users to be able to collaborate on providing translations for each others’ apps. hyther: “I agree with Mike completely on his comment that 99.9% of the Internet population is looking to create new application from scratch.”

    Ning – R.I.P.? Michael Arrington 2005

  • The same daye at euenyng, at almost three a clock of the nyght, ten or twelue of the elders of the secte of Mahumet entered into our carauana, which remayned not paste a stone caste from the gate of the citie. 16 These ranne hyther and thyther, crying lyke madde men, with these wordes, “Mahumet, the messenger and Apostle of God, shall ryse agayne!

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah 2003


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