nigh (adj.) Old form(s): nie
near, close
3H6 V.i.8[Warwick to Somerville] how nigh is Clarence now?
3H6 V.ii.5[Warwick alone] Ah, who is nigh?
Cym III.iv.150[Pisanio to Innogen, of being near Posthumus] so nigh ... yet / Report should render him hourly to your ear
Mac IV.ii.72[Messenger to Macduff's wife, of his warning] cruelty, / Which is too nigh your person
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