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(Also written nib)
A long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head; especially the nose.  Synonym: snout.
Horny projecting mouth of a bird.  Synonyms: beak, bill, nib, pecker.

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"Neb" Quotes from Famous Books

... large numbers in that section of the country and the States along the Mississippi could attend who would find it inconvenient to go to Washington. She was glad to give her co-operation and spoke and worked valiantly through all the sessions. From Des Moines she went to Peru, Neb., at the urgent invitation of President George L. Farnham, to address the ...
— The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 2 of 2) • Ida Husted Harper

... what occurred on the boat's reaching the Wallingford, as to describe all the terrific incidents of the struggle between Drewett and myself in the water. I had sufficient perception, however, to see, as I was assisted on board by Mr. Hardinge and Neb, that Lucy was not on deck. She had probably gone to join Grace, with a view to be in readiness for meeting the dire intelligence that was expected. I afterwards learned that she was long on her knees in the after-cabin, engaged in that convulsive prayer which is ...
— Miles Wallingford - Sequel to "Afloat and Ashore" • James Fenimore Cooper

... the accident of birth and condition. The Woman's Missionary State Union, with Miss Bella Hume as president, held an interesting meeting. They are assisting in the support of a missionary at our Indian Mission at Santee, Neb. The Sunday-school State Association, Rev. J. W. Whittaker, moderator, also held an inspiring meeting. Mr. Alfred Lawless, Jr., was appointed general Sunday-school superintendent to visit needy Sunday-schools ...
— The American Missionary, Volume 49, No. 4, April, 1895 • Various

Words linked to "Neb" :   mouth, beak, cere, trunk, olfactory organ, muzzle, pecker, proboscis, nib, bird, nose

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