anigh

[ uh-nahy ]
/ əˈnaɪ /
Chiefly New England and Midland U.S. Older Use.
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preposition

near; close to.

adverb

nearby; close by.

Nearby words

  1. anicca,
  2. anicetus,
  3. aniconic,
  4. aniconism,
  5. anicteric virus hepatitis,
  6. anik,
  7. anil,
  8. anile,
  9. anilide,
  10. anilinction

Origin of anigh

1765–75; a- (as in anear) + nigh

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Word Origin and History for anigh

anigh

adv.

"nearby," c.1200, from a- (1) + nigh.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper