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nabob
hist a Muslim official or governor under the Mughal (=the Muslim dynasty in India in the 16°-19° centuries).
a conspicuously wealthy person
see also nawab
nag
a person, esp a woman, who nags (=to scold or find constant fault)
a horse, esp disparagingly, an old one
nanny
dom. a child's nursemaid, tutor, etc.
naperer
Chief of the napery. (=another term for linen used for household purposes, such as table linen. Historically it was the office in a medieval household responsible for the washing and storage of these items. This office worked closely together with the offices of the laundry (washing and storage of clothing) and the ewery (water and the vessels for drinking or washing of the person), and the three could be concurrent in smaller households.) [WIKI]
the person having charge of the royal table linens
napper
one who raises the nap on cloth
nautch girl
Ind. a professional dancing girl
navigator
naut. a person skilled or engaged in navigation, as of a ship at sea.
aboard a ship or aircraft, the person responsible for plotting the course and tracking progress along it.
navvy
Brit. a laborer employed in building or excavating roads, canals, etc.
nawab
the title of a distinguished Muslim in Pakistan.
Nazarite, Nazirite
hist. a Hebrew who had taken certain vows of abstinence;
an ascetic
NCO (=noncommissioned officer)
neager
unknown, perhaps similar to neatherder, or a mispelling of nigger.
Richard Sperry was complained of for not coming to watch, but Mr. Goodier answered for him that when he was comeing from the farme they wanted an oxe; the neager said he was sicke and left in the woods; so he was faine to goe forth to seeke him least he should be lost.
[New Haven court records, 2 May 1648; p. 181 (supplement) Dickerman Genealogy, DICKERMAN, Edward Dwight, 1897]
neatherder /(neat'·herd·er)/
a cowherd (neat=any bovine animal, hence neat's-foot oil)
needlewoman
a seamstress;
a woman or girl with specified sewing skill
negotiator
one engaged in or esp. a specialist in negotiating, as treaties, business contracts, etc.
nigger
colloq and usu contemptuous a negro.
loosly or incorrectly applied to other dark-skinned races.

A very offensive term.

nighthawk
a nocturnal prowler, esp. a thief.
-nik
a suffix forming nouns denoting a person associated with a specified thing or quality (e.g. beatnik), (e.g. refusenik).
Titles of nobility and royalty
in order of rank (highest first)
male
Masculine
female
Feminine
Realm
Czar
Emperor
Czarina
Empress
Empire
King Queen Kingdom
Prince Princess Principality
Duke Duchess Dukedom, Duchy
Marquess
Marquis
Marchioness 
Marquise
March (obs.)
Count
Earl (Brit.)
Countess Countship
Earldom
Viscount  Viscountess  Viscountcy,
~ship, ~y
Baron Baroness Barony
Commoners
Baronet Baronetess Baronetcy
Knight    
nobility
nob. the aristocracy
Brit. the Peerage. See the table.
cf the scholarly article on the "Feudal Hierarchy" at http://www.friesian.com/ rank.htm#feudal.
noncommissioned officer (NCO)
mil. an officer not holding a commission (=a warrant conferring rank)
nonjuror
one who refuses to take an oath, as of allegiance.
Nonjuror 
eccl a benificed (=a church office with an endowed living) Anglican clergyman who refused to take the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy to William and Mary and their successors after the Glorious Revolution of 1688.
notary Also: ~ public
one authorized to perform certain legal formalities, esp. to draw up or certify contracts, deeds, etc.
nouveau riche /noo´voh reesh/ /pl. nouveaux riches (pronoun. same)/
a person who has recently gained (usu. ostentatious) wealth. cf: parvenu
novice
a person new to a field or activity; a beginner.
eccl a person who has entered a religious order but has not yet taken final vows. Also: novitiate
nudnik Also: ~nick
Yid an obtuse, bothersome, or boring person; a pest.
nullipara
L a woman who has never given birth.
nun
a woman belonging to a religious order or congregation devoted to active service or meditation, living under vows of poverty, chastity and obedience.
cf monk
nuncio
RCC an ambassador in Church affairs. See the table at diplomat

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