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[neesh] /niʃ/
a city in SE Serbia: a former capital of Serbia. Unabridged
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  • It is said that in Norway every church has its own niss, or Brownie.

    Last Words Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • Oh yes, and she never could say 'th'—but 'niss' and 'nat,' for this and that.

    The Maid of Sker Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  • This made the Kyrkegrim very angry, for he did not wish to give up his place, and yet a niss may not break his word.

    Last Words Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • The name Nisroch, by the way, is evidently the same word as nesher, and bears even closer resemblance to the Arabic niss'r.

    Bible Animals; J. G. Wood
British Dictionary definitions for niss


an industrial town in Serbia, in the SE: situated on routes between central Europe and the Aegean. Pop: 203 670 (2002)
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niss in Technology
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