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neithermore about neither


  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Neither  \Nei"ther\,  conj. 
  not  either  generally  used  to  introduce  the  first  of  two  or 
  more  co["o]rdinate  clauses  of  which  those  that  follow  begin 
  with  nor 
  Fight  neither  with  small  nor  great,  save  only  with  the 
  king.  --1  Kings 
  xxii.  31. 
  Hadst  thou  been  firm  and  fixed  in  thy  dissent,  Neither 
  had  I  transgressed,  nor  thou  with  me  --Milton. 
  When  she  put  it  on  she  made  me  vow  That  I  should 
  neither  sell  nor  give  nor  lose  it  --Shak. 
  Note:  Neither  was  formerly  often  used  where  we  now  use  nor 
  ``For  neither  circumcision,  neither  uncircumcision  is 
  anything  at  all.''  --Tyndale.  ``Ye  shall  not  eat  of  it 
  neither  shall  ye  touch  it.''  --Gen.  iii.  3.  Neither  is 
  sometimes  used  colloquially  at  the  end  of  a  clause  to 
  enforce  a  foregoing  negative  (nor,  not  no).  ``He  is 
  very  tall,  but  not  too  tall  neither.''  --Addison.  ''  `I 
  care  not  for  his  thrust'  `No,  nor  I  neither.'''  --Shak. 
  {Not  so  neither},  by  no  means  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Neither  \Nei"ther\  (?  or  ?;  277),  a.  [OE.  neiter,  nother, 
  nouther,  AS  n[=a]w?er,  n[=a]hw[ae]?er;  n[=a]  never  not  + 
  hw[ae]?er  whether.  The  word  has  followed  the  form  of  either 
  See  {No},  and  {Whether},  and  cf  {Neuter},  {Nor}.] 
  Not  either  not  the  one  or  the  other 
  Which  of  them  shall  I  take?  Both?  one?  or  neither? 
  Neither  can  be  enjoyed,  If  both  remain  alive.  --Shak. 
  He  neither  loves,  Nor  either  cares  for  him  --Shak. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adv  :  after  a  negative  statement  used  to  indicate  that  the  next 
  statement  is  similarly  negative;  "I  was  not  happy  and 
  neither  were  they";  "just  as  you  would  not  complain, 
  neither  should  he" 

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