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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • pro. Informal The other.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • pro. Other.


From Middle English the tother, alteration of thet other, that other : thet, the (from Old English thæt; see that) + other, other; see other.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Middle English, from the incorrect division of thet other ("the/that other"). Compare Scots tither; English tone. More at that, other. (Wiktionary)



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