Word Origin for nesh
Examples from the Web for nesh
Neshamah, nesh′a-m, n. the highest degree of the soul in the cabbalistic system.
When he knew it wes Nesh, he got a fright himself end then frightened Herding into doing it.
Nesh mest hev known him before; he would never trest a stranger so.
"They must be nesh folks as is put out with the singing o' birds," replied Emanuel, rather affronted.The Grey Woman and other Tales|Mrs. (Elizabeth) Gaskell
I think he'd favour poor Master Eddard if he didn't look so nesh.'The Pillars of the House, Vol. I (of 2)|Charlotte M. Yonge
Word Origin and History for nesh
"tender, delicate, weak," now a Northern England dialect word, from Old English hnesce "soft in texture" (cognate with early modern Dutch nesch, Gothic hnasqus), of unknown origin.