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HITH'ER, adverb

1. To this place; used with verbs signifying motion; as, to come hither; to proceed hither; to bring hither

2. hither and thither, to this place and that.

3. To this point; to this argument or topic; to this end. [Little Used and not to be encouraged.]

Hither we refer whatever belongs to the highest perfection of man.

HITH'ER, adjective Nearest; towards the person speaking; as on the hither side of a hill; the hither end of the building.