astite

 anon, shortly, as soon as ; i. e. As-TiDE.
 TIDE, in the North, signifies soon, and TIDER, or TITTER, sooner ; from the Saxon word, TID, time ; whence shrove tide, whitsun-tide.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • astite — North Country (Newcastle) Words rather, as soon as, sooner …   English dialects glossary

  • astite — as·tite …   English syllables

  • astite — əˈstīt adverb Etymology: Middle English, from as + tite dialect Britain : as soon : rather …   Useful english dictionary

  • tider —  , titter  !!!soou, quicker, earlier, first, or earliest ; from TJDE. Vide ASTITE. Tider up, caw, let him that is up first, call the others. N …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • tiddell —  , titter  !!!soou, quicker, earlier, first, or earliest ; from TJDE. Vide ASTITE. Tider up, caw, let him that is up first, call the others. N …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • astyte — variant of astite adv. Obs …   Useful english dictionary

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