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lither


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lither  \Li"ther\,  a.  [AS.  ?  bad  wicked.] 
  Bad  wicked;  false;  worthless;  slothful.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  Not  lither  in  business,  fervent  in  spirit.  --Bp. 
  Woolton 
 
  Note:  Professor  Skeat  thinks  ``  the  lither  sky''  as  found  in 
  Shakespeare's  Henry  VI  ((Part  I.  IY  YII.,  21)  means 
  the  stagnant  or  pestilential  sky.  --  {Li"ther*ly},  adv 
  [Obs.].  --  {Li"ther*ness},  n.  [Obs.] 




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