(Neigh) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Neighed (nad); p. pr. & vb. n. Neighing.] [OE. neien, AS. hn&aemacrgan,
prob. of imitative origin; cf. MHG. negen, Icel. hneggja, gneggja, Sw. gnägga. Cf. Nag a horse.]
1. To utter the cry of the horse; to whinny.
2. To scoff or sneer; to jeer. [Obs.]
Neighed at his nakedness.Beau. & Fl.
(Neigh), n. The cry of a horse; a whinny.
(Neigh"bor) n. [OE. neighebour, AS. neáhgebur; neáh nigh + gebur a dweller, farmer; akin to
D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nahgibur. See Nigh, and Boor.] [Spelt also neighbour.]
1. A person who lives near another; one whose abode is not far off. Chaucer.
Masters, my good friends, mine honest neighbors.Shak.
2. One who is near in sympathy or confidence.
No more shall be the neighbor to my counsel.
3. One entitled to, or exhibiting, neighborly kindness; hence, one of the human race; a fellow being.
Which now of these three, thinkest thou, was neighbor unto him that fell among the thieves?Luke x.
The gospel allows no such term as "stranger;" makes every man my neighbor.South.
(Neigh"bor), a. Near to another; adjoining; adjacent; next; neighboring. "The neighbor cities."
Jer. l. 40. "The neighbor room." Shak.
(neigh"bor), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Neighbored ; p. pr. & vb. n Neighboring.]
1. To adjoin; to border on; tobe near to.
Leisurely ascending hills that neighbor the shore.Sandys.
2. To associate intimately with. [Obs.] Shak.
(Neigh"bor), v. i. To dwell in the vicinity; to be a neighbor, or in the neighborhood; to be near.
A copse that neighbors by.Shak.