noun \ˈnef\

Definition of nef



  1. 1 obsolete :  nave

  2. 2 :  a 16th century clock in the form of a ship having mechanical devices to illustrate astronomical movements

  3. 3 :  an ornamental table utensil (as for holding a napkin, knife, and spoon) shaped like a ship

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Origin and Etymology of nef

French, nave, boat-shaped vessel, from Medieval Latin navis — more at nave

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a trip made at another's expense

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