Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Something handed down from a mythical ancestor.

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Examples

  • Wezhishta gens of the Amaha names are classified as nikie, i.e. pertaining to the gens, "dream", "fanciful" and "borrowed" names, and nicknames, and women never had more than one name which was of nikie class.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

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