Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An over-nice person or critic; a hair-splitter.

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  • noun obsolete An effeminate, tender, or delicate individual.
  • noun archaic A nice thing.

Etymologies

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From nice +‎ -ling.

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