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English Dictionary: Neither by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
neither
adj
  1. not either; not one or the other
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Neither \Nei"ther\, conj.
      not either; generally used to introduce the first of two or
      more co[94]rdinate clauses of which those that follow begin
      with nor.
  
               Fight neither with small nor great, save only with the
               king.                                                      --1 Kings
                                                                              xxii. 31.
  
               Hadst thou been firm and fixed in thy dissent, Neither
               had I transgressed, nor thou with me.      --Milton.
  
               When she put it on, she made me vow That I should
               neither sell, nor give, nor lose it.      --Shak.
  
      Note: Neither was formerly often used where we now use nor.
               [bd]For neither circumcision, neither uncircumcision is
               anything at all.[b8] --Tyndale. [bd]Ye shall not eat of
               it, neither shall ye touch it.[b8] --Gen. iii. 3.
               Neither is sometimes used colloquially at the end of a
               clause to enforce a foregoing negative (nor, not, no).
               [bd]He is very tall, but not too tall neither.[b8]
               --Addison. [b8] [bf]I care not for his thrust' [bf]No,
               nor I neither.'[b8] --Shak.
  
      {Not so neither}, by no means. [Obs.] --Shak.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Neither \Nei"ther\ (? [or] ?; 277), a. [OE. neiter, nother,
      nouther, AS. n[be]w[?]er, n[be]hw[91][?]er; n[be] never, not
      + hw[91][?]er whether. The word has followed the form of
      either. See {No}, and {Whether}, and cf. {Neuter}, {Nor}.]
      Not either; not the one or the other.
  
               Which of them shall I take? Both? one? or neither?
               Neither can be enjoyed, If both remain alive. --Shak.
  
               He neither loves, Nor either cares for him. --Shak.
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