A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

Hide Quotations Hide Etymology Cite this entry

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.

You may wish to vary the format shown below depending on the citation style used.

"Nep(e n.1". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 13 Apr 2021 <https://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/dost/nepe_n_1>

26398

dost

Try an Advanced Search

Browse DOST:

    Loading...

Share: