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Definitions of Nye

  1. A brood or flock of pheasants.
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Usage examples for Nye

  1. I never do, Nye replied. – Rebel Spurs by Andre Norton
  2. Do you belong to Farmer Nye, boy? – Cruel As The Grave by Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  3. Mr. Nye, at the beginning of the season, offered a prize to anyone who should neither be absent nor tardy through the entire six weeks. – Remarks by Bill Nye
  4. His peculiar humor caught the attention of Field, who, with the intuition of a born journalist, wrote and got Nye to contribute a weekly letter to the Tribune. – Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions by Slason Thompson
  5. Nye answered before Drew could. – Rebel Spurs by Andre Norton
  6. In performance whereof, Master Stephen Marshal, and Master Philip Nye, Ministers of Gods Word, and men of approved faithfulnesse and abilities in their Function, both Members of this Assembly of Divines here congregated, and sitting, are appointed to assist and advise the same Committee in such things as shall concerne this Church. – The-Acts-Of-The-General-Assemblies-of-the-Church-of-Scotland by Church of Scotland. General Assembly
  7. Such were the hasty questions put by old Farmer Nye and his family, as they gathered around the scene of action. – Cruel As The Grave by Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  8. You will pardon my manner, Nye, but it seemed to me just as if George had climbed up to the top of Mount Cavalry, or wherever it was, with that whole school on his back, and had to give up at last. – Remarks by Bill Nye
  9. Nays- Cameron, Cattell, Chandler, Conness, Cragin, Drake, Harlan, Howard, Morgan, Nye, Pomeroy, Ramsay, Thayer, Tipton, Williams- 15- all Republicans. – History-of-the-Impeachment-of-Andrew-Johnson-President-of-the-United-States-by-the-House-of-Representatives-and-his-trial-by-the-Senate-for-high-crimes-and-misdemeanors-in-office-1868 by Ross, Edmund G. (Edmund Gibson)
  10. He said things that made men from the Pacific coast, who had known Nye, scream with delight. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  11. Little groups stand about the cage, boisterous with the wit of the " Four- eyed Yegg," who styles himself " Bill Nye," or excitedly discussing the intricacies of the commutation law, the chances of Pittsburgh winning the baseball pennant the following season, and next Sunday's dinner. – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
  12. Old politician that he was- former police commissioner of New York City- Nye took care of his own problems in the customary manner. – Mark Twain, A Biography, Vol. 1, Part 1, 1835-1866 The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine
  13. To the left of Mr. Cobb is Mr. Jehoab Nye, who afterwards became the Rev. – Comic History of the United States by Bill Nye
  14. He wrote: I will go partners with you, and I will buy Nye and Riley's time and give an entertainment something like the one we gave in Boston. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  15. May 18, 1701. Elizabeth Nye, an ancient widow. – Highways and Byways in Surrey by Eric Parker
  16. It was taken up in the Senate, May 21. Sumner's Equal Rights Bill, when offered in a modified form as an amendment, was rejected by 11 to 81, and the bill was passed the same day by 38 to 2, the negatives being Sumner and Nye. – The Life of Lyman Trumbull by Horace White
  17. Mistuh Nye says to tell you he'll be back. – Rebel Spurs by Andre Norton
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