from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Ney, Michel Duc d'Elchingen and Prince de la Moskowa. 1769-1815. French marshal who commanded the rear guard in Napoleon I's retreat from Moscow (1812) and later deserted Louis XVIII to aid Napoleon at Waterloo (1815).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An obsolete form of neighand nigh.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. French marshal in the Napoleonic Wars (1769-1815)


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