Definition for HITH'ER

HITH'ER, adv. [Sax. hither or hider; Goth. hidre; Dan. hid; Sw. hit.]

  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. Hooker.

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