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 Meanings and Examples of NETHER
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nether
 a.  situated down or below; lying beneath, or in the lower part; having a lower position; lower; under;
Classic Sentence:
1  Now the other side presented itself to Lily, the volcanic nether side of the surface over which conjecture and innuendo glide so lightly till the first fissure turns their whisper to a shriek.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
2  The old gentleman lifted his shaggy eyebrows, protruded his thick nether lip, and tapped the arms of his chair with his cushioned fingertips.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXII
3  His nether garment was a yellow nankeen, closely fitted to the shape, and tied at his bunches of knees by large knots of white ribbon, a good deal sullied by use.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1
4  We are lifted skyward on the crescent wave, and again sunk deep into the nether world as the water is sucked away.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK THIRD
5  Yet ere then draw thou nigh the nether chambers of Dis, and in the deep tract of hell come, O son, to meet me.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK FIFTH
6  Hidden in a shady tree is a bough with leafage and pliant shoot all of gold, consecrate to nether Juno, wrapped in the depth of woodland and shut in by dim dusky vales.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK SIXTH
7  I had mumbled but a lame mass an thou hadst broken my jaw, for the piper plays ill that wants the nether chops.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII.
8  They wandered onward till they reached the nether margin of the heath, where it became marshy and merged in moorland.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 5 Sharp Words Are Spoken, and a Crisis Ensues
9  Her eyes wandered restlessly over the distant prospect, and she bit her nether lip to stop that busy mouth.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 46. INTELLIGENCE
Example Sentence:
1  Essentially the discussion transcended from the nether regions of the Internet into mainstream political debate in the country.