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Nigel

[nahy-juh l]
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noun
  1. a male given name, form of Neil.
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  • "Raise two more mantlets by the poop-lanthorn," said Sir Nigel quietly.

    The White Company

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • "Let them be supplied with all that is heavy and weighty in the ship," said Sir Nigel.

    The White Company

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • "I would I had your eyes," said Sir Nigel, blinking at the pirate galleys.

    The White Company

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • Sir Oliver and Sir Nigel stood erect with hands crossed in front of the poop.

    The White Company

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • I will do as you order, Nigel; but what is it that you propose to do?

    The White Company

    Arthur Conan Doyle


Word Origin and History for nigel

Nigel

masc. proper name; see Neil.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper