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Naboth’s Vineyard

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The possession of another coveted by one able to possess himself of it. (1 Kings xxi. 1–10.)

“The little Manor House property had always been a Naboth’s vineyard to his father.”—Good Words, 1887.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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N
N added to Greek words ending in a short vowel to lengthen it “by position,” and “l” added to French words beginning with a vowel
N. H
nth, or nth plus One
Nab
Nab
Nab-man
Nabo or Nebo
Nabob (generally called Nabob)
Nabonassar or Nebo-adon-Assur
Naboth’s Vineyard
Nadab
Nadir
Nadir Shah
Nag
Nag, Nagging
Nag’s Head Consecration
Naga
Naglfar
Nahushtan
Naiads