Definition of Nidgets

1. Noun. (plural of nidget) ¹



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Definition of Nidgets

1. nidget [n] - See also: nidget

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nidgets

nidations
nidda
nidder
niddering
nidderings
niddicock
nide
nided
nidering
niderings
nides
nidgeries
nidgery
nidget
nidgets (current term)
nidi
nidicolous
nidificate
nidificated
nidificates
nidificating
nidification
nidifications
nidified
nidifies
nidifugous
nidify
nidifying
niding

Literary usage of Nidgets

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cultivator by New York State Agricultural Society (1846)
"... or'nidgets,' as we call them in Essex, at their work of destruction. They will insert themselves between the wheat and the chaff, and immediately attack ..."

2. The Cultivator by New York State Agricultural Society (1846)
"I have," says Mr. В., " frequently observed these small black flies, or 'nidgets,' as we call them in Essex, at their work of destruction. ..."

3. European Agriculture and Rural Economy by Henry Colman (1851)
"... exclusive of nidgets or harrows all through the summer, and generally farms upon four good maxims, which perhaps may be more easily remembered by the ..."

4. Reprinted Glossaries by Walter William Skeat (1879)
"... nidgets.' Su/.—xxxii. 258. Sea waur. ' Sea waur, from its waving to and fro on the top of the water at high tide.' Thanet.—xxvii. 523. [No ! ..."

5. Old Country and Farming Words: Gleaned from Agricultural Books by James Britten (1880)
"... nidgets.' Suff.—xxxii. 258. Sea waur. ' Sea waur, from its waving to and fro on the top of the water at high tide.' Thanet.—xxvii. 523. [No! ..."

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