Definition of Nannie

1. Proper noun. A pet form of the female given names Ann and Annie. ¹



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Definition of Nannie

1. nanny [n -S] - See also: nanny

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nannie

nanisms
nanite
nanites
nankeen
nankeens
nankin
nankins
nanlingite
nanmu
nanna nap
nannan
nannans
nannas
nanner
nannetticafruits
nannie (current term)
nannied
nannies
nannofossil
nannofossils
nannoplankton
nannoplanktons
nanny
nanny-goat
nanny cam
nanny cams
nanny goat
nanny state
nanny states
nannyberries

Literary usage of Nannie

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1. The Works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns (1841)
"Tune—"My nannie, O." BEHIND yon hills where Lugar flows, 'Mang moors and mosses many, O, The wintry sun the day has clos'd, And I'll awa to nannie, ..."

2. Friendship's Offering, and Winter's Wreath.: And Winter's Wreath: a by Thomas Kibble Hervey, Leitch Ritchie (1829)
"O my nannie, My dear little nannie, My sweet little ... nannie; There ne'er was a flower, In garden or bower, Like auld Joe Nicholson's bonny nannie. ..."

3. Masterpieces of British Literature: Ruskin: Macaulay: Brown: Tennyson by Scuddre, Horace Elisha, 1838-1902 (1895)
"But oh, if he's faithless, and minds na his nannie, Flow still between us, ... MY nannie 'S AWA'. Now in her green mantle blithe Nature arrays, ..."

4. Nature in Verse: A Poetry Reader for Children by Mary Isabella Lovejoy (1895)
"Sunny-eyed nannie, What did you see ? " Saw the fays sewing Green leaves on a ... Listening nannie, What did you hear ? " Heard the rain asking A rose to ..."

5. Marguerite by Mary Jane Holmes (1890)
"Why, nannie," he said, dismounting from his horse as she came up to him, " what is the matter, •nd why are you running so this hot morning? ..."

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