niht-nihstig
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niht-nihstig
AddHine mon scel neahtnestigne tyhtan tó spíwanne, Lch. ii. 184, 1. Gód wín þicgen hié and neahtnestige lapien on hunig, 12. ¶ on nihtnihstig after fasting a night :-- Syle drincan on mergene on nihtnihstig gódne bollan fulne, Lch. iii. 48, 15 : 50, 20: i. 82, 13: 84, 16. On nihtnistig (-nihstig, v. l. ), 76, 7. On nihtnistig, 74, 1 : 6 : 76, 13. On nihtnestig. ii. 62, 18 : 88, 2. On nihtnicstig, iii. 22, 9: 17. On neahtnestig, ii. 184, 12.
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