Search Result for "it is neither, here nor there":
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Here \Here\ (h[=e]r), adv. [OE. her, AS. h[=e]r; akin to OS.
h[=e]r, D. hier, OHG. hiar, G. hier, Icel. & Goth. h[=e]r,
Dan. her, Sw. h[aum]r; fr. root of E. he. See He.]
1. In this place; in the place where the speaker is; --
opposed to there.
He is not here, for he is risen. --Matt.
2. In the present life or state.
Happy here, and more happy hereafter. --Bacon.
3. To or into this place; hither. [Colloq.] See Thither.
Here comes Virgil. --B. Jonson.
Thou led'st me here. --Byron.
4. At this point of time, or of an argument; now.
The prisoner here made violent efforts to rise.
Note: Here, in the last sense, is sometimes used before a
verb without subject; as, Here goes, for Now (something
or somebody) goes; -- especially occurring thus in
drinking healths. "Here's [a health] to thee, Dick."
Here and there, in one place and another; in a dispersed
manner; irregularly. "Footsteps here and there."
It is neither, here nor there, it is neither in this place
nor in that, neither in one place nor in another; hence,
it is to no purpose, irrelevant, nonsense. --Shak.