from The Century Dictionary.
- An obsolete form of
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adverb obsolete Nearer.
- adverb [Obs.] never the nearer; no nearer.
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I my selfe on a time stode nerre hym, when after diner he called out a boie as he was wõt to do, as I trow ten yere olde.
You may not rarely meet with persons of enfeebled frames, or sedentary habits, who, suddenly rising from continued readings or intense thought, have, by the irregular and vacillating movement communicated by the effort to tlie brain, and optic nerre, perceived repeated gleams of light flashings around ihein.