nese
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nese
Add:1. saying no to a question 'Hwæþer ðín woruld eall wǽre æfter ðínum willan.' Ðá andsworode Boetius: 'Nese, lá, nese; næs ic nǽfre gít náne hwíle swá emnes módes . . .', Bt. 26, 1 ; F. 90, 24, Nese, lá, nese; ne mín ne nánes mannes nis tó þám creftig . . . , Solil. H. 4, 3. 3. where a request, command, &c., is refused Críst séde þæt se yfela welega béde Abraham þæt hé sende Lazarus. . . . Ðá cwæd Abraham: 'Nese, . . .', Solil. H. 67, 30. 'Nese, naese,' 68, 7. 'Uton . . . spurian tó morgen furður.' 'Nese, lá, nese,' 46, I. 'Næse, lá, nese, ' 49, 12. 3. where a prohibition is assented to 'Þ án ic þé bebeóde, þú . . . ne forgite ic ǽr tǽhte. 'Ðá cwæþ ic : 'Nese, ne forgite ic hit nó,' Bt. 34, 9; F. 146, 15. 4. where dissent is expressed 'Hí ondrédon wé heom for ðon grame beón woldon, for ðon þe hí ǽr ús hýran noldon.' Ðá cwæð se cásere: 'Nese' (there was no reason for them to think so), Hml. S. 23, 275. Hé cwæð be him sylfum tó þám cýpemannum: 'Syllíce is mé ánum gelumpen . . . man mid wítum ofgán willað æt mé ic mid rihtan þingon begyten hæfde.' Ðá andwyrdon þá cýpemen : 'Nese, nese, leófa man, ne miht þú ús ná swá bepǽcean mid þínan sméðan wordan,' 601. 5. as representing a negative statement Oððe wéne gé ðæt ǽgðer sié mid mé ge gise ge nese ut sit apud me, est et non, Past. 308, 9.
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