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hymn, condemn, &c. When preceded by g, k, m, and *nā -bob-bər-, s. (English nabob; -ery.] The 18-vūs (pl. Dæ’-vi), s. (Lat.=a spot.) p at the begining of a word, then alone is sounded, class of nabobs.

Physiol.: A vascular tumor of connective tissue, as in gnaw, know, mnemonics, pneumatic, &c. Sis "He reminds me of a nabob. Nabobbery itself."-Sav- containing blood in its sponge-like meshes. Navi always sounded before initial n, as in snow. At the age: R, Medlicott, bk. ii., ch. x.

are occasionally malignant-e.g., as in the orbital end of a word or syllablen may be followed by d, t, k (with git forms a single sound, as stated above), *nā-bob-ess, s. [Eng. nabob; -ess.) A female region; but are found mostly in the adipose tissue. 8, sh, z, or their equivalents, all of which are nabob; the wife of a nabob.

nævus-maternus, 8. sounded distinctly. In the oldest English n was “There are few nabobs and nabobesses in this country." Physiol.: A mother's mark; a mark on the skin lost before f, th, and s, the vowel being lengthened -Walpole: Letters, iii. 375.

from birth, the effect, as is said, of the mother's in consequence, as goose (=gons), Ger. gans (GAN- nc-a-răt, 8. (Fr., from Sp. nacarada, from

longing for or aversion to particular objects, or of DER), tooth (=tonth), Goth. tunthus. From many nacar=mother-of-pearl.] (NACRE.)

some accidental occurrence affecting her own peradverbs and prepositions n has disappeared, as1. A pale red color with an orange tint.

son during pregnancy. beside=A.S.bisidan; before=A.S. beforan, within

2. Fine linen or crape dyed of a pale red color. năfe, naff, naft, 8. (Etym. doubtful.) A kind of =A.S. withinnan. It has also been lost in other

afted words, as ell=A.S. eln; eve=A.S. æfen; eleven=

nach-laut (ch guttural, au as ow), A.S. endleof: mill=A. S. mylen (miln). N is found after-sound: nach=after, and laut=sound.]

nặg, *nagge, 8. [O. Dut. negghe, negge, from intrusive in several words. as in nightingale=A.S. Philol.: The second element in a diphthong. or in 0. Dan. neuen, negen=to neigh. nichtegale; messenger=Mid. Eng. messager (0. Fr. a diphthongal sound, as in that which a often has. 1. A small horse ; a horse of any kind. messagier): passenger=Mid. Eng. passager (0. Fr. nacht'-ho

“'Tis like the forced gait of a shuffling nag." passagier); scavenger, originally scavager. A final horn 1

Shakesp.: Henry IV., Pt. I., iii. L n has been added in a few cases, as bittern=Mid. Meie. Ana

Music: An organ stop consisting of stopped wood *2. A term of contempt for a woman of loose charEng. butore. Fr.butor: marten=Mid. Eng. mearth. pipes of a moderately large scale, the tone of which acter. As a final, n has in many cases been strengthened is somewhat like that of a horn. by d ort, as in tyrant, sound, thunder, &c. N has

hăg, v. t. & i. (Sw. nagga=to nibble, to peck; been replaced by m in smack=A.S. snace (boat); nac-kêr (1), 8. (NACRE.]

Dan, nage; Icel. naga=to gnaw (q. v.).] hemp=A. S. hanep; tempt=Fr. tenter; vellum=Fr: *năc-kēr (2), s. [KNACKER.)

A. Trans. : To find fanlt with constantly: to scold velin; comfort=0. Fr.confort, Lat. conforto, &c. It

continually; to be continually pestering with comhas become lin flannel, formerly flannen. An ini. na-co-dar', 8. [Arab.) The captain of an Arab plaints or fault-finding. tial n is in soveral cases found prefixed to a word vessel.

“Which describes Agnes as having 'nagged' the which properly begins with a vowel: this is prob- nā'-cre (cre as kẽr), s. [Fr., from Pers, nakar: painter to death."--Athenaeum. ably due to the final n of mine (min) or an: thus Sp. nacar.) Mother-of-pearl (q. v.).

B. Intrans.: To be continually finding fault or an ewt, an ekename, mine uncle, became respect

her "The valuable pearls of commerce are & more compact scolding. ively, a newt, a nickname, my nuncle. On the other on

and finer kind of nacre."--Oren: Anat. Invertebrates, hand an initial r has in many cases been dropped

"Forgive me for nagging: I am but & woman"-Reade:

Cloister and Hearth, ch. xcvii. from the word, and become attached to the article a preceding: as, an adder, an apron, an auger, an na-cré-ods, a. [Eng. nacre; -ous.]

na'-ga, nag, a. & 8. (Mahratta, &c., naga; Hind. umpire, an orange, for a nadder, a napron, a 1. Ord. Lang:: Consisting of mother-of-pearl; nag.] nauger, a numpire, a norange, &c. resembling mother-of-pearl.

A. As adjective: N. As a symbol is used:

2. Zool. A term applied to one of the three prin 1. As a numeral for 900, and with a dash over it

cipal varieties of shells. Nacreous shells have a .1. A term applied to an ancient race who invaded peculiar luster, which is due to the minute undula

India about the sixth century B.C. (N) for 9,000. tions of the edges of alternate layers of carbonate of

2. A term applied to a number of tribes living on 2. In chemistry for the element nitrogen. lime and membrane. (Nicholson.)

the borders of Assam, Munnipoor, and Burmah. N. As an initial is used for North as in charts N.

1. suffis

nā-crite, s. [Fr. nacre=mother-of-pearl; suffix by E.=North by East: N. B.=New Brunswick; for

B. As substantive: Latin nota, as N. B.=nota bene=mark or note care

1. A member of one of the Naga tribes. -ite (Min.). )

Mineralogy: fully; for notary, as N. P.=Notary Public.

2. A class of mendicants in Hindustan, going TŃ. or M.: The most probable explanation of

naf 1. A talc-like mineral, found in small mammillary naked and carrying arms. those is that N=Nomen, and that Nomen for one er

en for one groups of folia, at Brand, near Freiberg, Saxony. 3. In Hindu mythology, a deified serpent, spec., person, or Nomina for several persons, was ex

Crystallization orthorhombic; soft; color, cream- the cobra (q. v.).

white; luster, pearly; composition, a hydrated silin a'-gěl-fde, na'-gěl-fan, 8. (Ger, nagel=a nail, pressed by N, vel NN; the double N being after

cate of alumina ; closely related to, if not identical and o.Ger. thuhra rock. ward corrupted into M. (Blunt: Annotated Com- with, Kaslinite (q.v.).

Geol.: The conglomerate of the molasse in Switmon Prayer.)

2. A green muscovite (q. V.), found at Unity, zerland. It has pebbles derived from the granite, na, nåe, adverb. [Scotch & Prov. Eng. for no ***3. A name formerly used by mineralogists to des- thousand, if not even eight thousand, feet thick. It Maine.

studding it like nail-heads. It is sometimes six (q. v.).] No, not.

ignate the minute mica-like scales (of which the Dăb, 8. [Icel. nabbira knot; cf. knap, knob, true nature was then uncertain) found distributed

is very conspicuous on the Righi, and the neighbor. knop, nob.]

hood of Lucerne, as well as in the Speer, Dear through many rocks. These are now shown to be

Wesen. The lower part of it, containing terrestrial I. Ordinary Language: long mostly to the mica group.

plants, fluviatile shells, and the bones of extinct 1. The top or summit of a rock or mountain; a nā'-dăb, s. (Pers.] The high-priest of the Per land quadrupeds is considered by Escher as a fresh. rising ground. sians.

water formation; the upper part contains marine “Just turn this nab of heath."-E. Bronté: Wuthering

shells. Sir Charles Lyell considered the lower part

*nadde, s. (See def.) A contraction for ne hadde at least Miocene, and the upper part perhaps PlioHeights, ch. xxi.

=had not. *2. A hat.

cene. nā -dır, 'na-dire, s. (Arab. naziru's 'samt (or “I'll keep on my nab."-Farquhar: Reoruiting Off

*năg'-gon, 8. (NAG, s.) A familiar term for a simply nazir)=the point of the sky opposite the horse. cer, ii.

zenith: nazir=alike, corresponding to; as' samt= II. Technically:

năg-gy. a. Eng. nag, v.; -4.] Inclined to nas the azimuth.]

or scold. 1. Fire-arms: The cock of a gun-lock.

I. Literally: 2. Locksmith.: The keeper of a door-lock.

nā-gor, s. [Native name.) 1. The point of the heavens or lower hemisphere Zool.: Antilope redunca. (Buffon (ed. Wood), *nab-cheat, 8. A cap, a hat.

directly opposite to the zenith; the point directly

under where we stand. "Thus we throw up our nab-cheats, first for joy."

ty viii. 186.) Beaum. & Flet.: Beggar's Bush, ii. 1. *2. The point of the zodiac opposite to that in någ-yåg -ite, 8. (From Nagyag, Transylvania, năb, v. t. (Sw. nappa; Dut. nappe=to catch.] which the sun is situate.

where first found; sult. -ite (Min.).) To catch suddenly or unexpectedly; to seize with a II. Fig.: The lowest point or stage; the point or,

Min.: A rare mineral, occurring as crystals, gran.

ular, or foliated. Crystallization, probably orthosudden grasp. time of greatest depression.

rhombic: hardness, 1-1.5; specific gravity, 6-85-7-2: năb-a-lès, 8. (Etym. unknown.)

nä'-dôr-ite, subst. [From Djebel-Nador, where luster, metallic, splendent, but becoming dull on Bot.: A genus of composites, sometimes made a found; suff. -ite (Min.).).

exposure; streak and color blackish lead-gray; synonym of Prenanthes. The roots of Nabalus

Min.: A rare mineral, found in flattened tabular, opaque, sectile, flexible. Composition: Somewhat albus, N. altissimus, N. virgatus, &c., are popularly or somewhat lenticular, crystals. Crystallization, variable, but it appears to be essentially a sulphocalled rattlesnake roots. The leaves are applied orthorhombic; na

applied orthorhombic; hardness, 3; specific ravity 702; telluride of lead and gold, with occasionally small externally to the wound made by a rattlesnake's luster, resinous to adamantine; color, smoky- amounts of antimony and copper. Found, assofangs, while the juice, boiled in milk, is admin- brown to brownish-yellow; streak, yellow; translu- ciated with gold, in Transylvania, and subsequently istered by the mouth. The remedy is by no means cent. Composition: Anoxychloride of lead and anti- in the United States. infallible.

mony, the analyses of which appear to correspond nah:-1ěn, s. (Arab.] *năbbe, 8. [See def.) A contraction for ne abbe to the formula SbO3Pb0+PbCl. From Constan.

Bot.: The date-palm, Phænix dactylifera, tine, Algiers. =have not. năb-bỹ, 8. [Etym. doubtful.] A fisherman's næs-ŭm-ite, s. From Næsum, Sweden, where . Nā:-hům, 8. (Hob. Nachhūm=comfort, consor

lation; from nichham=to be comforted; Greek found; suff. -ité (Min.).) boat, a yawl. (Ogilvie.) na-beē', 8. [Native name.) The same as BIK

Min.: A chalk-white amorphous substance, con- Naoum.. sisting essentially of a silicate of alumina and lime,

1. Script. Biog.: A prophet called the Elkoshite. (q. v.).

with 4.39 per cent. of water. Near Fablunite (a. y.) from Elkosh where he was born or where he labnā-bit, 8. [Etym. doubtful.] Pulverized sugar

ored: but whether it was in Galilee or in Assyria in composition. candy.

has not been determined: the time when he flour nāe'-thing, 8. [NOTHING.]

ished is also uncertain. The most probable opinion năb-lock, 8. (NIBLICK.) nă'-bob. *no-bobb, 8.

*næve, *nēve, 8. [Lat. nævusra spot.: Fr. is that his prophecies were spoken in the reign of (Hind. nawwab, pl. of neve. A nævus; a spot or blemish on the skin.

Hezekiah a short time after Sennacherib'sinvasion. náib=a vicegerent, a deputy, a nabob. A popular INEVUS.)

In ii, 2 there seems to be an illusion to the captivity name formerly much used, with a touch of con

of the Ten Tribes which took place in that reign. tempt, for an Englishman, especially an English

"So many spots, like noves, our Venus soil?" .

2. Old Test. Canon: The seventh of the Minor merchant, who had made a fortune in India, and

Dryden: Upon the Death of Lord Hastings.

Prophets: i. e., of the minor books of prophecy. returned to spend it in his own country, but now na-vöse, a. (Eng. næv(e); -ose.] Spotted, The theme is "The burden of Nineveh," the utter indiscriminately applied to an freckled.

destruction of which is predicted, the reference fāte, făt, färe, amidst, whãtfail, father; wē, wět, hëre, camel, hõr, thêre; pine, pit, sïre, sir, marine; go, pot,

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