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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.

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Origin of anigh

1765–75; a- (as in anear) + nigh
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