or Bother. Mr. Garnett states this to be a Celtic word,
and says it often occurs in the Irish translations of the Bible, in the
sense of to be or troubled in mind. (Greek, , to regret.)
Friends, cried the umpire, cease your pother
The creature's neither one nor t'other
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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