Definitions

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  • n. A serf or bondsman born into servitude.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See neif, the fist.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete form of neaf.

Etymologies

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From Old French, from Latin nativus ("natural").

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From Old Norse hnefi, nefi, of unknown origin.

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