Definition of Nebbed
1. neb [v] - See also: neb
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Literary usage of Nebbed
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Scottish Gallovidian Encyclopedia by John Mactaggart (1876)
"Words too, in the English tongue, difficult to be understood, are said to be lang-nebbed or double-breasted; sometime ago at country schools, ..."
2. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1881)
"Now anciently, throughout Scotland and all this region, imps, consequently witches, were supposed to have long noses, and were called "long- nebbed. ..."
3. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"But so it was. Many of the heritors considered me a black-neb, though I knew it not." Ann. of the Par. p. 269. BLACK-nebbed ..."
4. The Parochial History and Antiquities of Stockton-upon-Tees: Including an by John Brewster (1829)
"Rook, or White-nebbed Crow. 63. C. cornix. Hooded, or Royston Crow. Migrates, visiting us in October, and departing in the Spring. ..."
5. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"Thus nebbed staff would seem to be synon. with ... daddy left me gear enough, A coûter, and an auld beam-plough, A nebbed staff, &c. of a shoe, Ettr. For. ..."