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[nev-in] /ˈnɛv ɪn/
Ethelbert Woodbridge, 1862–1901, U.S. composer. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • "The Army's a very lazy profession if you choose to make it so," said Nevin.

    Soldiers Three, Part II. Rudyard Kipling
  • Nevin's "Narcissus" happened to be included in his first set of rolls.

    The Pianolist Gustav Kobb
  • And there you have a little Nevin suite telling a pretty story.

    The Pianolist Gustav Kobb
  • I have informed her that she is to refer all tradespeople to Nevin.

  • I am going to send it to Mr. Nevin—I have told him so—and he can settle the matter.

  • Flamby, I have received some papers which Don left with Nevin to be delivered to me.

  • You can tell Nevin he must send me that oil down if he works all to-morrow night.

    Long Odds

    Harold Bindloss
  • He saw us but not until you were singing that Nevin selection.

  • Then came Nevin again, Billy still playing the accompaniment.

    Miss Billy's Decision Eleanor H. Porter
  • We went to the American church this morning as Nevin was so anxious we should see it.

    Italian Letters of a Diplomat's Life

    Mary Alsop King Waddington
Word Origin and History for Nevin

surname and masc. proper name, from Irish/Gaelic Naomhin "little saint."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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