Definition of Nainsell

1. Noun. (Scottish obsolete) self ¹



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Definition of Nainsell

1. a Scots Highlander [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nainsell

nailhead
nailheads
nailing
nailing down
nailings
nailist
nailists
nailless
nailrod
nails
nails down
nailset
nailsets
naily
nain
nainsell (current term)
nainsells
nainsook
nainsooks
naira
nairas
nairobi sheep disease
nairobi sheep disease viruses
nairovirus
nairoviruses
nairu
nairus
nais
naissance
naissances

Literary usage of Nainsell

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1. Chronicles of the Canongate by Walter Scott (1828)
"If her nainsell be hammer-man ... her nainsell may make her nain harness," replied Henry. " And so her nainsell would, and never fash you ..."

2. The Humorous Chap-books of Scotland by John Fraser (1873)
"nainsell did wear the ... An' laws pring on de eager ; nainsell wad durk him for his deeds, But, oh! she fears te ..."

3. The Book of Scottish Poems: Ancient & Modern edited by John Ross (1878)
"nainsell did wear the ... An' laws pring on de eager ; nainsell wad durk him for his deeds, But, och! she fears te ..."

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