Definitions for "Hither"
To this place; -- used with verbs signifying motion, and implying motion toward the speaker; correlate of hence and thither; as, to come or bring hither.
Being on the side next or toward the person speaking; nearer; -- correlate of thither and farther; as, on the hither side of a hill.
The nearer of two or more furlongs with a common locative name.
Keywords:  fewer, younger, applied, side, years
Applied to time: On the hither side of, younger than; of fewer years than.
To this point, source, conclusion, design, etc.; -- in a sense not physical.