4 nes(s)

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n an island? ness .i. inis, O'Mulc. 829 ; `prob. borrowed from O.N. nes or A.S. naes', Stokes. Cf. also: euripus .i. piscina longa .i. inna nnessae [nnannȧessæ MS.], gl. Euriporum, Thes. ii 24.33 ( BCr. 34b8 ); `of the straits', Thes.; euripus `a narrow channel' was used esp. of the strait dividing the island of Euboea from the mainland.