theirselves

their·selves (thâr-sĕlvzʹ) also their·self (-sĕlfʹ) pron. Chiefly Southern & South Midland U.S.
Themselves. See note at hisself.

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  • theirselves — pronoun plural Date: 14th century chiefly dialect themselves …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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