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nevvy

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English neve, nevi, from Old English nefa (nephew, grandson), and Old Norse nefi (nephew, kinsman); both from Proto-Germanic *nefô (nephew), from Proto-Indo-European *nepoter-, *nepo- (grandchild, sister's son). More at neve.

NounEdit

nevvy (plural nevvies)

  1. (colloquial, Britain dialectal) A nephew.
  2. (Britain dialectal) A grandson.