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[nair] /nɛər/
adverb, Literary.
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  • But then it slipped into the deep tablet abyss, ne'er to be seen again.
  • Which, seek through the world, is ne'er met with elsewhere.
  • They ne'er will gather strength, or find a home again.
British Dictionary definitions for ne'er


a poetic contraction of never
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Word Origin and History for ne'er

c.1200, contraction of never.

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