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nill

 (nĭl) Obsolete
aux.v. Past tense nol·de (nōl′də, nōld)
To be unwilling; will not.
tr.v. nilled or nolde, nil·ling, nills
Not to will; not to wish.

[Middle English nilen, from Old English nyllan : ne, not; see ne in Indo-European roots + willan, to desire; see wel- in Indo-European roots.]

nill

(nɪl)
n
(Chemistry) chem zinc oxide
vb
to be unwilling (to do)

nill

(nɪl)
v. Archaic. v.i.
1. to be unwilling: will he, nill he.
v.t.
2. to refuse or reject.
[before 900; Middle English nillen, Old English nyllan, contraction of phrase ne willan; see no1, will1, willy -nilly]
References in classic literature ?
Will I, nill I, the ineffable thing has tied me to him; tows me with a cable I have no knife to cut.
He was not accustomed to keeping a body servant, and, as his aim was to make a fortune, will ye nill ye, he managed, even now, in his hours of pride and self-indulgence, to get along without one.
This is the worst of the ardent lover of literature: he wishes to make every one else share his rapture, will he, nill he.
When, therefore, the fair Scheherazade insisted upon marrying the king, and did actually marry him despite her father's excellent advice not to do any thing of the kind -- when she would and did marry him, I say, will I, nill I, it was with her beautiful black eyes as thoroughly open as the nature of the case would allow.
It is a great match-day, and every boy in the school, will he, nill he, must be there.
For questions regarding the project please call Nills Gonzalez, PE at (603) 669-55555 ext.
Chadwick's last outing was in March when he claimed victory by way of Guillotine Choke against Nills Van Noord.
It was a good night for Dan Smith, who made 22 and Alex Augereau on 10, but a most impressive display came from Trojans' new man Nills Staats with 11 points and some towering rebounds in the process.
They crossed for eight tries, with Peter Orchard going over for a brace and Barry Nills,Joe Roderick,Chris Howe, Dai Braham,Barry Howland and David Faws getting the others.
FOLLOWING his victory against Dutchman Nills Van Noord, current British middleweight champion Lee Chadwick has set his sights on more victories.
They crosses for eight tries with Peter Orchard going over for a brace with Barry Nills,Joe Roder-ick,Chris Howe,Dai,Braham,Barry Howland and David Faws getting the others.
First up is Lee 'The Butcher' Chadwick taking on Dutchman Nills Van Noord.