nithering

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nithering

Pronunciation /ˈnɪðərɪŋ/
adjective
dialect Scottish, British
Shivering or trembling, as with cold.

Origin
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Francis Robinson (1809–1882). From nither + -ing.

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Neither winter’s numb nithering nor suffering from the swelter of summer, the joy of spring and fall.

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