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 Nadir Shah.Nag, Nagging. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Nag.
 
A horse. This is an example of n of the article joined to the following noun, as in the word newt = an ewt. (Danish and Norwegian, og; Anglo-Saxon, eoh or eh; Latin, eq[uus]; Dutch, negge.) Taylor (1630) has naggon, as—   1
       
“Wert thou George with thy naggon,
That foughtest with the draggon.”
   Shakespeare’s naunt and nuncle are mine-aunt and mine-uncle.   2
 


 Nadir Shah.Nag, Nagging. 

 
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