gether

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gether (third-person singular simple present gethers, present participle gethering, simple past and past participle gethered)

  1. (obsolete or regional) Alternative form of gather
    • 1919, Frederic Moorman, More Tales of the Ridings[1]:
      "'Twere back-end o' t' yeer," he continued at last, "an' t' lads had gone into t' woods to gether hesel-nuts an' accorns.
    • 1898, John Hartley, Yorkshire Lyrics[2]:
      An a taicher wise aw've faand thi, An this lesson gained throo thee; 'At when dangers gether raand me, Th' wisest tactics is to flee.
    • 1881, Sarah P. McLean Greene, Cape Cod Folks[3]:
      I remember once, we'd had a spell o' weather jest like this, and it begun to gether up in the same way.
    • 1872, Edward Eggleston, The End Of The World[4]:
      But the silence was broken by Cynthy Ann, who came into the hall and called, "Jule, I wish you would go to the barn and gether the eggs; I want to make some cake."

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