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Definition of Nisse
1. nis [n -S] - See also: nis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nisse
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Literary usage of Nisse
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Scandinavian Folk-lore: Illustrations of the Traditional Beliefs of the by William Alexander Craigie (1896)
"So the man let the nisse go away, and refused his help, but after that they ... The nisse, who comes to farms, wears a round blue cap sitting close to his ..."
2. Finland as it is by Harry de Windt (1901)
"... -nisse, which are quite equal to any French or German publications of the kind. In 1897 sixty newspapers (including A LITTLE NEWS eleven " dailies ..."
3. Northern Mythology: Comprising the Principal Popular Traditions and by Benjamin Thorpe (1851)
"THE nisse OR NISS. This is a supernatural being, nearly resembling our Goblin, ... There are many instances of the nisse having drawn the hay from the cribs ..."