Definitions

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  • noun nephew (used in old documents, when it was important to save space, as well as on modern message boards)
  • noun rare, slang nephrologist

Etymologies

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Shortening.

Examples

  • And I will not have my neph—Philo learning that this is the way to publish a community newspaper.

    The Hanging Tree

  • I remember the day the neph looked not quite thrilled about Aunty visiting.

    Lunch with the G’parents | Live Granades

  • So when they intercept my neph on his Fisher-Price walkie-talkie threatening his little sister with “impending doom”, First Captainboatguyperson Johnson thinks he hears Ahmadinejad and releases the launch codes and 15 B-2s over Tehran?

    Balloon Juice » Blog Archive » Another Day in Paradise

  • I'd later read in the report that it was not anApis mellifera scuttelata, commonly known to the Western world as the "killer" bee, but instead theApis mellifera capensis. ep-i-neph-rine  n.

    Anaphylaxis

  • So when they intercept my neph on his Fisher-Price walkie-talkie threatening his little sister with “impending doom”, First Captainboatguyperson Johnson thinks he hears Ahmadinejad and releases the launch codes and 15 B-2s over Tehran?

    Balloon Juice » Blog Archive » Another Day in Paradise

  • When solon leaves for seth, and returns, when dorien goes back to khalidor, how neph dada gets to where he was, could have been deatiled, and i wish it were cause that would make me love the book even more.

    Review: Beyond The Shadows by Brent Weeks

  • Which reminds me, I should take my neph out for laser tag, muahaha.

    Links, Ahoy, Cap’n | Mind on Fire

  • She has diagnosed many allergies in many of my nieces and nephews and…neph-dogs?

    Witchy Ways | Mind on Fire

  • When I saw the neph he read me the riot act, (but polite), right away he said TIGHT BS

    Discussion Forum - TuDiabetes

  • When I saw the neph he read me the riot act, (but polite), right away he said TIGHT BS

    Discussion Forum - TuDiabetes

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