With dative effect or as an indirect object. (defdate)
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1897, (w), ''Dracula'':
- ‘I promise,’ he said as I gave him the papers.
Following a preposition. (defdate)
1813, (w), ''Pride and Prejudice'':
- She was in no humour for conversation with anyone but himself; and to him she had hardly courage to speak.
With accusative effect or as a direct object. (defdate)
1853, (w), ''Bleak House'':
- ‘He's got it buttoned in his breast. I saw him put it there.’
1526, (w), trans. ''Bible'', Acts XII:
- Apon a daye apoynted, the kynge arayed hym in royall apparell, and set hym in his seate, and made an oracion unto them.
- Though poor the peasant’s hut, his feasts though small,
- He sees his little lot the lot of all;
- But calm, and bred in ignorance and toil,
- Each wish contracting, fits him to the soil.
(circa) (w), ''Macbeth'', First Folio 1623, V.10:
- Before my body, I throw my warlike Shield: Lay on Macduffe, And damn'd be him, that first cries hold, enough.
2003, Claire Cozens, ''The Guardian'', 11 Jun 2003:
- Lowe quit the West Wing last year amid rumours that he was unhappy that his co-stars earned more than him.
(alternative case form of)
A male person or animal.
1985, (w), ''Sorties'' (translated)
- (..) daring dizzying passages in other, fleeting and passionate dwellings within the hims and hers whom she inhabits (..)
2004, (w), I Am Charlotte Simmons: A Novel
- Both hims took a good look at him.
''third-person masculine singular, dative'': him, to him
''Ech baken him e Kuch.''
I'm baking him a cake.
''Hie war gëschter mat him am Kino.''
He went to the cinema with her yesterday.
(senseid) (n-g) (l).
(n-g) (l), you.
(inflection of): him
(inflection of): it
(inflection of): them
(inflection of); him