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NETHER, a. This word is of the comparative degree the positive occurs only in composition, as in beneath. It is used only in implied comparison, as in the nether part, the nether millstone but we never say, one part is nether than another. It is not much used.

1. Lower lying or being beneath or in the lower part opposed to upper as the nether millstone.

Distorted all my nether shape thus grew transformd.

2. In a lower place.

Twixt upper, nether and surrounding fires.

3. Belonging to the regions below.
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Entry for 'Nether'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​kjd/​n/nether.html.
 
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