Definition of Nyaffing

1. nyaff [v] - See also: nyaff



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nyaffing

nutzoids
nux vomica
nuzzer
nuzzers
nuzzle
nuzzled
nuzzler
nuzzlers
nuzzles
nuzzling
nuée ardente
nvCJD
nxt
nyaff
nyaffed
nyaffing (current term)
nyaffs
nyah
nyala
nyalas
nyanza
nyanzas
nyas
nyases
nyatiti
nybble
nybbles
nycer
nycest
nychthemera

Literary usage of Nyaffing

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1. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"Idle ; insignificant ; contemptible ; »s, " Had your tongue, ye nyaffing thing," Loth. It seems to include the idea of chattering. ..."

2. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"Qu. if a forked instrument for pulling nuts from nyaffing, part. adj. Idle, insignificant, contemptible ; as, " Had your tongue, ye nyaffing thing," Loth. ..."

3. Noctes Ambrosianæ by John Wilson, Robert Shelton Mackenzie, James Hogg, William Maginn, John Gibson Lockhart (1867)
"... folk wi' that nyaffing voice o' him in that gate. I say there are, at least, three thousand orders in the state—ploughmen, shepherds, ministers, ..."

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