Either

Ei"ther

, conj. Either precedes two, or more, cordinate words or phrases, and is introductory to an alternative. It is correlative to or.
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Either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth.
1 Kings xviii. 27.
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Few writers hesitate to use either in what is called a triple alternative; such as, We must either stay where we are, proceed, or recede.
Latham.
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Either was formerly sometimes used without any correlation, and where we should now use or.
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Can the fig tree, my brethren, bear olive berries? either a vine, figs?
James iii. 12.
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