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Nep(e, Neip, Nip(e, n.1 [ME. and e.m.E. nep(e, neppe (15th c.), neep (c 1420), OE. næp.] A turnip. It will not wyn ȝow worth ane widderit neip [: keip]; Henr. Fab. 2362 (H).
The cabok … Quhite as ane neip; Ib. 2395.
Pulling of thair nepis; 1538 Aberd. B. Rec. MS. XVI. (Jam.).
Brionia vild nep; Herbarius Latinus Annot. xxxi (Bot.).
For … hard kell carrots neips; 1631 Buccleuch Household Bk. 25 Sept.
Who sells ather kaill carrots neips aples … or such lyk; 1643 S. Leith Rec. 45.
Rapum, a neip; Wedderburn Voc. (1709) 12.
To supper a dish of nipes cost 10 s.; 1652–3 Sc. Hist. Rev. XIII. 417.
Neips; 1665 Lauder Jrnl. 83.
For aile and neipis in the morneing and at dinner; 1665 Misc. Maitl. C. II. 527.
Young boyes … that sall be found … tacking away carrets, syboues, neips; 1677 Rec. Old Aberd. I. 130.
Neips; 1691 Foulis Acc. Bk. 137.
1697 Ib. 209.

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