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naeve

n.

"spot, blemish," 1610s, from Latin naevus "mole, birthmark, wart," from *gnaevus "birthmark," literally "born in."

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  • He was a tall, handsome, and bold man: but his naeve was that he was damnable proud.

    Brief Lives (Vol. 2 of 2)

    John Aubrey