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(Neigh"bor*hood) n. [Written also neighbourhood.]
1. The quality or condition of being a neighbor; the state of being or dwelling near; proximity.
Then the prison and the palace were in awful neighborhood.Ld. Lytton.
2. A place near; vicinity; adjoining district; a region the inhabitants of which may be counted as neighbors; as,
he lives in my neighborhood.
3. The inhabitants who live in the vicinity of each other; as, the fire alarmed all the neiborhood.
4. The disposition becoming a neighbor; neighborly kindness or good will. [Obs.] Jer. Taylor.
Syn. Vicinity; vicinage; proximity. Neighborhood, Vicinity. Neighborhood is Anglo- Saxon, and
vicinity is Latin. Vicinity does not commonly denote so close a connection as neighborhood. A neighborhood
is a more immediate vicinity. The houses immediately adjoining a square are in the neighborhood of
that square; those which are somewhat further removed are also in the vicinity of the square.
(Neigh"bor*ing), a. Living or being near; adjacent; as, the neighboring nations or countries.
(Neigh"bor*li*ness) n. The quality or state of being neighborly.
(Neigh"bor*ly), a. [Also written neighbourly.] Appropriate to the relation of neighbors; having
frequent or familiar intercourse; kind; civil; social; friendly. adv. In a neighborly manner.
Judge if this be neighborly dealing.Arbuthnot.
(Neigh"bor*ship), n. The state of being neighbors. [R.] J. Bailie.
(||Neis"hout) n. [From D. niezen to sneeze + hout wood.] (Bot.) The mahogany-like wood
of the South African tree Pteroxylon utile, the sawdust of which causes violent sneezing Also called
(Nei"ther) a. [OE. neiter, nother, nouther, AS. nawðer, nahwæðer; na never, not + hwæðer whether.
The word has followed the form of either. See No, and Whether, and cf. Neuter, Nor.] Not either; not
the one or the other.
Which of them shall I take?Shak.
Both? one? or neither? Neither can be enjoyed,
If both remain alive.
He neither loves,Shak.
Nor either cares for him.
(Nei"ther), conj. not either; generally used to introduce the first of two or more coördinate clauses
of which those that follow begin with nor.
Fight neither with small nor great, save only with the king.1 Kings xxii. 31.
Hadst thou been firm and fixed in thy dissent,Milton.
Neither had I transgressed, nor thou with me.
When she put it on, she made me vowShak.
That I should neither sell, nor give, nor lose it.
Neither was formerly often used where we now use nor. "For neither circumcision, neither uncircumcision
is anything at all." Tyndale. "Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it." Gen. iii. 3. Neither is
sometimes used colloquially at the end of a clause to enforce a foregoing negative "He is very tall, but
not too tall neither." Addison. " &lsquoI care not for his thrust' &lsquoNo, nor I neither.'" Shak.
Not so neither, by no means. [Obs.] Shak.