Syn. Nice; pure; cleanly; tidy; trim; spruce.
('Neath) prep. & adv. An abbreviation of Beneath. [Poetic]
(Neat"herd`) n. A person who has the care of neat cattle; a cowherd. Dryden.
(Neat"house`) n. A building for the shelter of neat cattle. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] Massinger.
(Neat"i*fy) v. t. [Neat, a. + -fy.] To make neat. [Obs.] olland.
(Neat"ly), adv. In a neat manner; tidily; tastefully.
(neat"ness), n. The state or quality of being neat.
(Neat"ress) n. [From neat cattle.] A woman who takes care of cattle. [R.] Warner.
(Neb) n. [AS. nebb head, face; akin to D. neb, Icel. nef, beak of a bird, nose, Dan. næb beak,
bill, Sw. näbb, näf, and prob. also to D. sneb, snavel, bill, beak, G. schnabel, Dan. & Sw. snabel,
and E. snap. Cf. Nib, Snap, Snaffle.] The nose; the snout; the mouth; the beak of a bird; a nib, as of
a pen. [Also written nib.] Shak.
(||Ne*ba"li*a) n. [NL., of uncertain origin.] (Zoöl.) A genus of small marine Crustacea, considered
the type of a distinct order (Nebaloidea, or Phyllocarida.)