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Neese

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To Neese. v.n. [nyse, Danish; niesen, Dutch.] To sneese; to discharge flatulencies by the nose. Retained in Scotland.

He went up and stretched himself upon him; and the child neesed seven times, and opened his eyes. 2 Kings iv. 35.

By his neesings a light doth shine, and his eyes are like the eye-lids of the morning. Job xli. 18.

Sources: The Bible - 2. Kings (12) · The Bible - Job (27)

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