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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lither \Li"ther\ (l[imac]"[th][~e]r), a. [AS. l[=y][eth]er bad, wicked.] Bad; wicked; false; worthless; slothful. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Not lither in business, fervent in spirit. --Bp. Woolton. [1913 Webster] Note: Professor Skeat thinks " the lither sky" as found in Shakespeare's Henry VI. ((Part I. IV. VII., 21) means the stagnant or pestilential sky. -- Li"ther*ly, adv. [Obs.]. -- Li"ther*ness, n. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]