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adjectiveEnglish Regional, Northern
Late 16th century; earliest use found in Peter Levens (fl. 1552–1587), lexicographer. From nar + -most, probably after early Scandinavian (compare Norwegian (Bokmål) naermest, Old Swedish närmaster (Swedish nämast), Danish naermest).
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