Nief


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n.1.See Neif, the fist.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
There, too, above the poop of yonder nief, you see the towers of Saint Croix and of Pey Berland.
Despite the socio-demographic characterization being the most common, it is observed in literature (for example DELIZA; ROSENTHAL; COSTA, 2003; NIEF, 2002; VEIGA NETO, 2007; VIEIRA, 1999) the tendency to segment the audience by psychographic profile.
But if a nief [bondswoman] taketh a freeman to her husband, their issue shall be free." Edward Coke, Institutes of the Laws of England (1797; republished, Buffalo, N.Y.: William S.
Created by Beloit's Keefer Professor of the Humanities Tom McBride and former Public Affairs Director Ron Nief, the "Mindset List" started as a humorous way to remind professors of the world in which their new matriculates grew up, but has since become a catalogue of the rapidly changing worldview of each new generation.
A report by the international news agency AFP about the US-based Beloit College's 'Mindset' list, highlighted some of the results that humanities professor Tom McBride and former public affairs director Ron Nief had come up with after speaking to young Americans.