Definitions

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  • adj. infamous; dastardly

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Infamous; dastardly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as nithing.

Etymologies

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See niding.

Examples

  • I require of thee, as a man of thy word, on pain of being held faithless, man-sworn, and 'nidering', [581] to forgive and receive to thy paternal affection the good knight, Wilfred of Ivanhoe.

    Ivanhoe

  • Conqueror, hated as he was by them, continued to draw a considerable army of Anglo – Saxons to his standard, by threatening to stigmatize those who staid at home, as nidering.

    Ivanhoe

  • All the races amongst whom my travels lay, hold him nidering who hides his origin in places of danger; and secondly, my white face had converted me into a Turk, a nation more hated and suspected than any Europeans, without our prestige.

    First footsteps in East Africa

  • I require of thee, as a man of thy word, on pain of being held faithless, man-sworn, and _nidering_, *

    Ivanhoe

  • All the races amongst whom my travels lay, hold him nidering who hides his origin in places of danger; and secondly, my white face had converted me into a Turk, a nation more hated and suspected than any

    First Footsteps in East Africa

  • At length he spoke, in a voice half choked with passion; and, addressing himself to Prince John as the head and front of the offence which he had received, "Whatever," he said, "have been the follies and vices of our race, a Saxon would have been held nidering," There was nothing accounted so ignominious among the Saxons as to merit this disgraceful epithet.

    Ivanhoe. A Romance

  • Even William the Conqueror, hated as he was by them, continued to draw a considerable army of Anglo-Saxons to his standard, by threatening to stigmatize those who staid at home, as nidering.

    Ivanhoe. A Romance

  • I require of thee, as a man of thy word, on pain of being held faithless, man-sworn, and nidering, Infamous. to forgive and receive to thy paternal affection the good knight, Wilfred of Ivanhoe.

    Ivanhoe. A Romance

  • It is demanded from bastard Arabs, and from tribes who, like the Hutaym and the Khalawiyah, have been born basely or have become “nidering.”

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • * to stigmatize those who staid at home, as nidering.

    Ivanhoe

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  • Neither gold nor silver can save you, you nidering nithing.

    January 3, 2012