Definition of Nebish
1. nebbish [n -ES] - See also: nebbish
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Literary usage of Nebish
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1. Sailing on the Great Lakes and Rivers of America: Embracing a Description of by John Disturnell (1874)
"... are about fifty islands belonging to the United States, besides several attached to Canada, nebish ISLAND, and Sailor's Encampment, situated about half ..."
2. Bulletin by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1915)
"... Fuy, Garland, Germantown, Grit, feile, Lind ford, Liner, Malcolm, Middle Hiver, nebish, Fencer, Quiring, Bollis, Solway, Thief Eiver Falls, ..."
3. The Bean Creek Valley by James J. Hogaboam (1876)
"This tribe called water nebish, but here used the term to signify the creek. Pennock gave his guide a silver dollar, and he turned back towards the lake, ..."
4. The Great Lakes, Or Inland Seas of America: Embracing a Full Description of by Disturnell, J. (John), 1801-1877 (1863)
"nebish ISLAND, and Sailor's Encampment, situated about half way from the Point to the Saut, ... The nebish Rapids are next passed by the ascending vessel, ..."
5. Old Mackinaw, Or, The Fortress of the Lakes and Its Surroundings by William Peter Strickland (1860)
"The steamer soon enters the nebish Rapids, after passing Lake George, and the main land of Canada, stretching out to the north in a dreary wilderness, ..."
6. The Mechanical Handling and Storing of Material: Being a Treatise on the by George Frederick Zimmer (1922)
"A later design was employed on the nebish and Livingstone Channels near the Canadian ... On the nebish Channel work, 1600000 cub. yds. of solid rock place ..."
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