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thons (not comparable)
- (neologism, archaic) Belonging to thon, their (singular). Gender-neutral third-person singular possessive adjective, coordinate with his and her.
1889 November, Converse, C. Crozat, “That Desired Impersonal Pronoun”, in The Writer, volume 3, number 2, Boston: William H. Hills, page 248:
- Every writer has "thons" verbal likes and dislikes, yet, for the sake of convenience, I trust that even "thon" who dislikes verbal innovations will give my little word a little trial and note for me the result.
1895 July,, “The New Pronoun”, in The Public-School Journal, volume 14, number 11, Bloomington: Public-School Publishing Co., page 613:
- I hope that each student will have learned thons algebra lesson perfectly this morning.
- plural of