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First published 1971 (DOST Vol. IV).
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Non(e) other, uther, a. and pron. Also: othir, uthir, udir. (See also Nother a.2) [Midl. and south. ME. non other etc., e.m.E. none other, used in place of Nane other.] Not any other, no other, no one else. = Nane other.(1) 14.. Edinb. Univ. MS. La.ii.318.
Men that … tentis to non other thing Bot to thare licherus lyking
c1400 Troy-bk. ii. 1759.
None vthir
a1500 Lanc. 165.
None othir
Ib. 2381.
Non vther
c1500-c1512 Dunb. xlviii. 141.
Nor hald non vdir flour in sic denty
c1552 Lynd. Mon. 170.
Sterris haue none vthir lycht Bot [etc.]
15.. Lichtoun Dreme 13 (B).(2) c1475 Wall. v. 709.
For this caus none othir [favour] now I crayff
c1400 Troy-bk. ii. 2878.
And none vthir
a1500 Colk. Sow ii. 87.
Non vther

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