Airth



a direction.
to point out the way; direct; guide.
Historical Examples

I say, Timotheus, what on airth be ye a dreaming of this bright mornin’ ‘stead er gittin’ ready fer school?
Randy and Her Friends Amy Brooks

What on airth should the boy wan’t to break your bones for, let alone killin’ on you?
Freaks of Fortune Oliver Optic

What on airth do you want to get rid o’ the girls fur, then?
The Blunders of a Bashful Man Metta Victoria Fuller Victor

I was wondering what on airth he was so taken with that air cactus for.
The Argonauts of North Liberty Bret Harte

If a patient, long-suffering man walks this airth, I be him, I should reckon.
Children of the Mist Eden Phillpotts

Then the Earl of airth and Monteith rose to his feet, and held out his hand.
The Mistress of Shenstone Florence L. Barclay

Mai—dear—Madam, how on airth can ye go on in such a place as London without a Chick?
Hard Cash Charles Reade

I thought I was niver going to stop till I got to the bottom of the airth!
Snow Shoes and Canoes William H. G. Kingston

The yairbs grow; oh, yes, they make out to grow; but you don’t see ’em come leapin’ an’ tearin’ out o’ the airth like weeds.
Susanna and Sue Kate Douglas Wiggin

We are a model to the airth, and must be jist cracked-up, I tell you.’
Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit Charles Dickens

noun
(Scot) a direction or point of the compass, esp the direction of the wind; quarter; region

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