Neighed
Neigh Neigh (n[=a]), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Neighed} (n[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Neighing}.] [OE. neien, AS. hn[=ae]gan, prob. of imitative origin; cf. MHG. n[=e]gen, Icel. hneggja, gneggja, Sw. gn["a]gga. Cf. {Nag} a horse.] 1. To utter the cry of the horse; to whinny. [1913 Webster]

2. To scoff or sneer; to jeer. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Neighed at his nakedness. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]


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