Words and Phrases
neb

“neb”

Meaning:

nose

Alternative spelling/meaning:

nebbit = pointed, nosed, tipped

In Literature:

Excerpt from Listen Lizie. Lilting to Tobacco by Samuel Thomson

An wives, forsooth, wi’ nebs like snipes,
stan’ out frae cheeks, like scrapit tripes,
snievel an dreep, but onie wipes,
save on their cuff

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