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unto Meaning, Definition & Usage

Un"to preposition
Etymology
OE. unto; un- (only in unto, until) unto, as far as + to to; this un- is akin to AS. until, OFries. und OS. und until, conj. (cf. OS. unt unto, OHG. unzi), Goth. und unto, until. See To, and cf. Until.
Definitions
  1. To; -- now used only in antiquated, formal, or scriptural style. See To.
  2. Until; till. Obs. "He shall abide it unto the death of the priest." Num. xxxv. 25.
Un"to conjunction
Definitions
  1. Until; till. Obs. "Unto this year be gone." Chaucer.

Webster 1913