Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Used in the phrase ‘to put one's (or the) comether on (a person),’ that is, to subject him to coaxing or wheedling; to win him over by flattery or persuasion, beguile him.
- n. Friendly intercourse.
- n. Matter; affair.
- n. Alternative form of come-hither.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Matter; affair.
- n. Friendly communication or association.
“And faix, I took his advice; and ye see, Mister Charles, it's just as I was saying, they're like the women, the least thing in life is enough to bring them after us, _av ye only put the 'comether'_ upon them. ”
“She afterwards declared that when she saw the two sitting there so innocent-like, not dreaming of the _comether_ she had put upon them, she secretly and unbeknownt let a few tears fall into the cream-pitcher.”
“That's what your namesake said before he put the comether on Napoleon.”
“You could have every soldier in the German Army, the French Army, an 'the Salvation Army lookin' for me an 'I'd put the comether on them all.”
“I was perfickly calm, an never losht me timper, an 'towld him I'd pull him off av the little harse if he'd not the lave to take him; an' he put the comether on me by cantherin 'off.”
“Lady, that lad just naturally put a comether on you.”
“Put a comether on her before she knew it," explained the private to himself.”
“She says she doesn't know how she came to do it, except that he put a comether on her.”
“Tis a shame to give him a place where he can put th 'comether on millions iv people that has had no business thrainin' beyond occasionally handin 'a piece iv debased money to a car conductor on a cold day.”
“How does ut come about, sorr, that when a man has put the comether on wan woman, he's sure bound to put it on another?”
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