from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • pronoun Myself. Used as a reflexive when we is used instead of I by a singular speaker or author, as in an editorial or a royal proclamation.
  • pronoun Nonstandard Ourselves.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Myself: relating to we and us, when used of a single person, as in the regal or formal style.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • pronoun The reflexive of the editorial or royal we; myself as used by a writer or speaker who would refer to himself in the nominative case as we. (Normally, the reflexive case of we is ourselves).


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