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|"Don't Nivel at me!
"I see you wrinkle at me
your Hnifol Brow!
Stop ye now!"
I counted "Hnifol" as 3: "Huh-nif-awl."
rare, dialect British
no object To look downcast; to grimace, or wrinkle one's nose; to snivel.
Middle English; earliest use found in Ancrene Riwle. Origin uncertain; perhaps the reflex of an unattested Old English verbal derivative of hnifol brow, forehead (of unknown origin).