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Nigel

[nahy-juh l]
noun
  1. a male given name, form of Neil.
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Contemporary Examples of nigel

Historical Examples of nigel

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

    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

  • "Raise two more mantlets by the poop-lanthorn," said Sir Nigel quietly.

    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

  • Sir Nigel shook his head and laughed softly to himself, "I see how it is with you," he said.

    The White Company

    Arthur Conan Doyle


Word Origin and History for nigel

Nigel

masc. proper name; see Neil.

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