Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A Middle English form of nonce.

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Examples

  • There was still an unhappy air of dissatisfaction about him, which was not to be observed with any one else: his position did not content his vanity; the people did not talk of him as they did of Cathelineau, and Henri Larochejaquelin; he heard nothing of La Vendée relying on his efforts; the nanes of various men were mentioned as trustworthy leaders, but his own was never among them.

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  • ↑ Napier is just one of 28 Scots whose nanes are given to craters on the moon; the others are

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • ⁊ freoliche ȝuheðe {;} felde him iwundet in {} wið in his heorte wið þe flan þe of luue fleoð. swa þ̵ him þuhte þet ne mahte he nanes weis wið {} ute þe lechnunge of hire luue libben.

    Selections from early Middle English, 1130-1250 Part I: Texts

  • _ B nanes | for ` lihtliche oðer´ nanes C | | 4. weies

    Selections from early Middle English, 1130-1250 Part I: Texts

  • o lahtre hare ondfule lau {er} d · ȝef ei seið wel oðer deð wel {;} ne mahen  {50} ha nanes weis lokin þider wið riht ehe of god heorte · ah winkið o þ̵ half ⁊ bihaldeð o {} luft ȝef þer is eawt to edwiten · oðer ladliche þiderward schuleð mið eiðer.

    Selections from early Middle English, 1130-1250 Part I: Texts

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