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Pronunciation : Nill
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [AS. nilan, nyllan; ne not + willan to will. See No, and Will.]
Definition : Defn: Not to will; to refuse; to reject. [Obs.] Certes, said he, I nill thine offered grace. Spenser.

t. [imp. & p. p. Nilled; p. pr. & vb. n. Nilling.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Nill
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To be unwilling; to refuse to act. The actions of the will are "velle" and "nolle," to will and nill. Burton. Will he, nill he, whether he wills it or not.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Nill
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Cf. Ir. & Gael. neul star, light. Cf. Nebula.]
Definition : 1. Shining sparks thrown off from melted brass.

2. Scales of hot iron from the forge. Knight.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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