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Neif

Neif \Neif\, Neaf \Neaf\ (n[=e]f), n. [Icel. hnefi; akin to Dan. n[ae]ve, Sw. n["a]fve.] The fist. [Obs.] ``I kiss thy neif.'' ``Give me your neaf.''
--Shak.

Neif

Neif \Neif\, Neife \Neife\ (n[=e]f), n. [OF. ne["i]f, na["i]f, a born serf, fr. L. nativus born, imparted by birth. See Native.] A woman born in the state of villeinage; a female serf.
--Blackstone.

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neif

n. (context historical English) A woman born in the state of villeinage; a female serf.