nigeot
Nidget Nidg"et, n. [Written also {nigget}, {nigeot}.] [Cf. F. nigaud a booby, fool, OF. niger to play the fool.] A fool; an idiot, a coward. [Obs.] --Camden. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Nidget — Nidg et, n. [Written also {nigget}, {nigeot}.] [Cf. F. nigaud a booby, fool, OF. niger to play the fool.] A fool; an idiot, a coward. [Obs.] Camden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nigget — Nidget Nidg et, n. [Written also {nigget}, {nigeot}.] [Cf. F. nigaud a booby, fool, OF. niger to play the fool.] A fool; an idiot, a coward. [Obs.] Camden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nigaud — nigaud, aude [ nigo, od ] adj. et n. • v. 1500; abrév. de Nigodème, prononc. pop. de Nicodème 1 ♦ Qui se conduit d une manière niaise. ⇒ gauche, sot. N. ⇒ niais; benêt, dadais; fam. cornichon, couillon, cruche, gourde, nicodème, niquedouille,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”