Nidder

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Nidder nid′ėr (Scot.) to keep under: to pinch with cold or hunger: to molest.
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Usage

In literature:

I will never be Niddering's bride!
"Eric Brighteyes" by H. Rider Haggard
Also I say that if Olaf, my brother, turns his back upon this vengeance, I name him niddering.
"The Wanderer's Necklace" by H. Rider Haggard
Kill us if you will, for we are niddering.
"A King's Comrade" by Charles Whistler
We three have tholed together empty wame and niddering cold and the weariness o' death.
"A Daughter of Raasay" by William MacLeod Raine
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