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Nisʹroch

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An idol of the Ninevites represented in their sculptures with a hawk’s head. The word means Great Eagle.

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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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Ninus
Niobe
Niord
Nip (A)
Nip in the Bud
Nip-cheese or Nip-farthing
Nipperkin (A)
Nirvana
Nishapoor and Tous
Nisi Prius
Nisroch
Nit
Nitouche (St.)
Nix (mas.), Nixie (fem.)
Nixon
Nizam
Njörd
No Man is a Hero to his own Valet
No More Poles
No-Popery Riots
Noah’s Ark (Genesis vi. 15)