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Either Ei"ther (?; 277), a. & pron. [OE. either, aither, AS. ?g?er, ?ghw[ae]?er (akin to OHG. ?ogiwedar, MHG. iegeweder); [=a] + ge + hw[ae]?er whether. See Each, and Whether, and cf. Or, conj.] 1. One of two; the one or the other; -- properly used of two things, but sometimes of a larger number, for any one. Lepidus flatters both, Of both is flattered; but he neither loves, Nor either cares for him. --Shak. Scarce a palm of ground could be gotten by either of the three. --Bacon. There have been three talkers in Great British, either of whom would illustrate what I say about dogmatists. --Holmes. 2. Each of two; the one and the other; both; -- formerly, also, each of any number. His flowing hair In curls on either cheek played. --Milton. On either side . . . was there the tree of life. --Rev. xxii. 2. The extreme right and left of either army never engaged. --Jowett (Thucyd)., Either Ei"ther, conj. Either precedes two, or more, co["o]rdinate words or phrases, and is introductory to an alternative. It is correlative to or. Either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth. --1 Kings xviii. 27. Few writers hesitate to use either in what is called a triple alternative; such as, We must either stay where we are, proceed, or recede. --Latham. Note: Either was formerly sometimes used without any correlation, and where we should now use or. Can the fig tree, my brethren, bear olive berries? either a vine, figs?? --James iii. 12.


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- either/or is an influential book by philosopher søren kierkegaard. either/or and related terms may also refer to: either/or (album), music
- exclusive disjunction essentially means 'either one, but not both'. in other words, if and only if one is true, the other cannot be true
- highway 1 is an iraq i highway which extends from baghdad to qamishli in syria . it passes through baqubah , taji , samarra , tikrit
- published in two volumes in 1843, either/or (original danish title: enten ‒ eller) is an influential book written by the danish
- either/or is the third studio album by american singer-songwriter elliott smith . either/or was released on february 25, 1997 through
- the either/orchestra (e/o) is a jazz group formed by russ gershon in cambridge , massachusetts , usa , in 1985. e/o is configured as a '
- a sleeper either class (sle) and sleeper either class with pantry (slep) are a type of railway sleeping car used in the united kingdom.
- 'either way' is a song by the twang , which was released as their second single under the b-unique records on may 28, 2007, and it is also
- wobbler is one of the special class offences in the common law jurisdictions where the case may be prosecuted either summarily or as indictment.
- no good either way is a hong kong television comedy-drama serial produced by tvb under executive producer amy wong . the first episode
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