easter

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English eastera, eastra. Compare norther, souther, wester.

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Adjective[edit]

easter (comparative more easter, superlative most easter)

  1. (now regional) Eastern. [from 8th c.]
    • 1824, James Hogg, The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner, Oxford 2010, p. 57:
      In the mean while, as our apartment was a corner one, and looked both east and north, I ran to the easter casement to look after Drummond.

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