Comether

Co*meth"er

(?), n. [Prob. dial. pron. of come hither, used in calling cows, etc.] [Dial. or Colloq., Brit.] 1. Matter; affair.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. Friendly communication or association.

To put the comether on or To put one's comether on, to exercise persuasion upon; to get under one's influence; to beguile; to wheedle.

How does ut come about, sorr, that whin a man has put the comether on wan woman he's sure bound to put ut on another?
Kipling.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

 

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