the infernal regions; hell.
the afterworld, or the hereafter.
the world after death; the underworld
a criminal underworld
also nether-world, 1630s, “place beneath the earth,” from nether + world.
the name given to the hereditary temple servants in all the post-Exilian books of Scripture. The word means given, i.e., “those set apart”, viz., to the menial work of the sanctuary for the Levites. The name occurs seventeen times, and in each case in the Authorized Version incorrectly terminates in “s”, “Nethinims;” in the Revised […]
noun 1. the infernal regions; hell. 2. the afterworld, or the hereafter. noun 1. the world after death; the underworld 2. hell 3. a criminal underworld
[nurv] /nɜrv/ noun 1. one or more bundles of fibers forming part of a system that conveys impulses of sensation, motion, etc., between the brain or spinal cord and other parts of the body. 2. a sinew or tendon: to strain every nerve. 3. firmness or courage under trying circumstances: an assignment requiring nerve. 4. […]
[nur-veen, -vahyn] /ˈnɜr vin, -vaɪn/ adjective 1. of or relating to the nerves. 2. acting on or relieving disorders of the nerves; soothing the nerves. noun 3. a nervine medicine. /ˈnɜːviːn/ adjective 1. having a soothing or calming effect upon the nerves noun 2. (obsolete) a nervine drug or agent