Definition of Nighs
1. nigh [v] - See also: nigh
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Literary usage of Nighs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year (1793)
"... of hearing them jumping Bpon deck, and crying out, " She *' nighs us ! ihe nighs 'us ! file is ..."
2. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1872)
"... us ! she nighs us ! She's standing this way !" As the ship grew nearer, the sailors tried to reassure Flatt, but his mind was gone, and he could not ..."
3. The British Palladium: Or Annual Miscellany of Literature and Science: for by Robert Heath (1766)
"... by Mr. WILLIAM SWIFT, Of Stow, As one Sunday, at nighs, a country Divine, By Sir William's Fire-fide fat regaling with Wine, ..."
4. Ocean Scenes, Or, The Perils and Beauties of the Deep: Being Interesting (1855)
"... she nighs ua! she is standing this way." The approach of the ship being more and more manifest every moment, their hopes naturally increased, ..."
5. Annual Register (1803)
"... of hearing them jumping upon deck, and crying out, " She " nighs us! (lie nighs us! ..."