Origin of nef
Examples from the Web for nef
Two cup-bearers stand ready with wine and in a prominent position upon the board stands a nef.Chantilly in History and Art|Louise M. Richter
Nephalism, nef′a-lizm, n. total abstinence from alcoholic drinks.
Of all the ornaments of the table in medieval times the most conspicuous was probably the “nef.”
I was maker von vagons in Carlsruhe, und I nef'r gedt home again.The Octopus|Frank Norris
There is a Nef introduced in the famous Nancy tapestry (fifteenth century) of precisely the same construction.Chaucer for Children|Mrs. H. R. Haweis