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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Other \Oth"er\ ([u^][th]"[~e]r), conj. [See Or.]
     Either; -- used with other or or for its correlative (as
     either . . . or are now used). [Obs.]
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           Other of chalk, other of glass.          --Chaucer.
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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,
                 The one shall be taken, and the other left.
                                                    --Matt. xxiv.
                 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
                 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.
                 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.
                 For other foundation can no man lay than that is
                 laid.                              --1 Cor. iii.
                 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
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              Bind my hair up: as 't was yesterday?
              No, nor t' other day.                 --B. Jonson.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Other \Oth"er\ ([u^][th]"[~e]r), adv.
     Otherwise. "It shall none other be." --Chaucer. "If you think
     other." --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied;
             "today isn't any other day"- the White Queen; "the
             construction of highways and other public works"; "he
             asked for other employment"; "any other person would tell
             the truth"; "his other books are still in storage"; "then
             we looked at the other house"; "hearing was good in his
             other ear"; "the other sex"; "she lived on the other side
             of the street from me"; "went in the other direction"
             [ant: same]
      2: recently past; "the other evening"
      3: belonging to the distant past; "the early inhabitants of
         Europe"; "former generations"; "in other times" [syn:
         early(a), former(a), other(a)]
      4: very unusual; different in character or quality from the
         normal or expected; "a strange, other dimension...where his
         powers seemed to fail"- Lance Morrow

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  100 Moby Thesaurus words for "other":
     accessory, accident, accidental, added, addendum, addition,
     additional, adjunct, alien, ancillary, another, apart, appendage,
     appurtenance, autre chose, auxiliary, collateral, contingency,
     contingent, contributory, detached, different story,
     different thing, disconnected, discrete, disjunct, disparate,
     disrelated, dissimilar, dissociated, distant, divergent, diverse,
     else, exotic, extra, extraneous, farther, foreign, fresh, further,
     happenstance, incidental, incommensurable, incomparable,
     independent, inessential, insular, irrelative, isolated,
     mere chance, more, new, no such thing, nonessential, not that sort,
     not the same, not the type, not-self, of a sort, of another sort,
     of sorts, other than, otherwise, outlandish, peculiar, plus,
     quite another thing, rare, removed, renewed, secondary, segregate,
     separate, separated, something else, something else again, spare,
     special, strange, subsidiary, sui generis, superaddition,
     supernumerary, supplement, supplemental, supplementary, surplus,
     ulterior, unaffiliated, unalike, unallied, unassociated,
     unconnected, unequal, unessential, unique, unlike, unrelatable,

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