Definition of Neafe
1. nieve [n -S] - See also: nieve
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neafe
Literary usage of Neafe
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"In some editions it is written neafe, in others neif. Picken s Poems 1788, p. 61. Give me thy neafe, Monsieur Mustardseed. Midsummer N. Dream. ..."
2. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1880)
"It il used, however, by Shakspeare, who probably knew it to be a North country word. In some editions it is written neafe, in others nei/. ..."