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Definition of Neshness
1. softness [n -ES] - See also: softness
Lexicographical Neighbors of Neshness
Literary usage of Neshness
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... 1864), the following directions are given u to its use :—" Tor stirring of the inwards, take the iu- vaid neshness of the fruit, without the kernels, ..."
2. Arts and Crafts in the Middle Ages: A Description of Mediaeval Workmanship by Julia de Wolf Gibbs Addison (1908)
"In speaking of the properties of lead, the old English Bartholomew says: "Of uncleanness of impure brimstone, lead hath a manner of neshness, ..."
3. Leechdoms, Wortcunning, and Starcraft of Early England: Being a Collection by Thomas Oswald Cockayne, Sextus Placitus, Dioscorides Pedanius (1864)
"For stirring of the inwards, take the inward neshness of this fruit, without the kernels, by weight of two pennies; give it, pounded in lithe beer to be ..."