[neyn-soo k, nan-] /ˈneɪn sʊk, ˈnæn-/
a fine, soft-finished cotton fabric, usually white, used for lingerie and infants’ wear.
a light soft plain-weave cotton fabric, used esp for babies’ wear
dwellings, the name given to the prophetical college established by Samuel near Ramah. It consisted of a cluster of separate dwellings, and hence its name. David took refuge here when he fled from Saul (1 Sam. 19:18, 19, 22, 23), and here he passed a few weeks in peace (comp. Ps. 11). It was probably […]
[nahy-pawl] /ˈnaɪˌpɔl/ noun 1. V(idiadhar) S(urajprasad) born 1932, English novelist and nonfiction writer, born in Trinidad. /naɪˈpɔːl/ noun 1. Sir V(idiadhar) S(urajprasad). born 1932, Trinidadian novelist of Indian descent, living in Britain. His works include A House for Mr Biswas (1961), In a Free State (1971), which won the Booker Prize, A Bend in the […]
[nahy-ruh] /ˈnaɪ rə/ noun 1. a paper money and monetary unit of Nigeria, equal to 100 kobo: replaced the pound in 1973. /ˈnaɪrə/ noun 1. the standard monetary unit of Nigeria, divided into 100 kobo
- Nai register
noun 1. (social welfare) (in Britain) a list of children deemed to be at risk of abuse or injury from their parents or guardians, compiled and held by a local authority, area health authority, or NSPCC Special Unit Also called child abuse register