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 for Other some
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Other \Oth"er\, pron. & a. [AS. [=o][eth]er; akin to OS.
     [=a][eth]ar, [=o][eth]ar, D. & G. ander, OHG. andar, Icel.
     annarr, Sw. annan, Dan. anden, Goth. an[thorn]ar, Skr.
     antara: cf. L. alter; all orig. comparatives: cf. Skr. anya
     other. [root]180. Cf. Alter.]
  
     Usage: [Formerly other was used both as singular and plural.]
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     1. Different from that which, or the one who, has been
        specified; not the same; not identical; additional; second
        of two.
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              Each of them made other for to win.   --Chaucer.
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              Whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn
              to him the other also.                --Matt. v. 39.
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     2. Not this, but the contrary; opposite; as, the other side
        of a river.
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     3. Alternate; second; -- used esp. in connection with every;
        as, every other day, that is, each alternate day, every
        second day.
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     4. Left, as opposed to right. [Obs.]
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              A distaff in her other hand she had.  --Spenser.
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     Note: Other is a correlative adjective, or adjective pronoun,
           often in contrast with one, some, that, this,
           etc.
  
                 The one shall be taken, and the other left.
                                                    --Matt. xxiv.
                                                    41.
  
                 And some fell among thorns . . . but other fell
                 into good ground.                  --Matt. xiii.
                                                    7, 8.
           It is also used, by ellipsis, with a noun, expressed or
           understood.
  
                 To write this, or to design the other. --Dryden.
           It is written with the indefinite article as one word,
           another; is used with each, indicating a reciprocal
           action or relation; and is employed absolutely, or
           eliptically for other thing, or other person, in which
           case it may have a plural.
  
                 The fool and the brutish person perish, and leave
                 their wealth to others.            --Ps. xlix.
                                                    10.
  
                 If he is trimming, others are true. --Thackeray.
           Other is sometimes followed by but, beside, or besides;
           but oftener by than.
  
                 No other but such a one as he.     --Coleridge.
  
                 Other lords beside thee have had dominion over
                 us.                                --Is. xxvi.
                                                    13.
  
                 For other foundation can no man lay than that is
                 laid.                              --1 Cor. iii.
                                                    11.
  
                 The whole seven years of . . . ignominy had been
                 little other than a preparation for this very
                 hour.                              --Hawthorne.
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     Other some, some others. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]
  
     The other day, at a certain time past, not distant, but
        indefinite; not long ago; recently; rarely, the third day
        past.
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              Bind my hair up: as 't was yesterday?
              No, nor t' other day.                 --B. Jonson.
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