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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English

PronounEdit

hisself (plural themselves or theirselves)

  1. (nonstandard, now chiefly dialectal) Variant form of himself
    • The Cosmopolitan, Volume 22
      Then when he had finally got through he sat down and luk'd as tho' he hisself would die of grief if they brought in a verdict of guilty.
    • 1850s, Cuthbert M. Bede, The Adventures of Mr. Verdant Green
      Among those who seemed disposed to join in this opinion was the Jehu of the Warwickshire coach, who expressed his conviction to our hero, that "he wos a young gent as had much himproved hisself since he tooled him up to the Warsity with his guvnor."

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