neighbour


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Neighbor \Neigh"bor\ (n[=a]"b[~e]r), n. [OE. neighebour, AS.
   ne['a]hgeb[=u]r; ne['a]h nigh + geb[=u]r a dweller, farmer;
   akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. n[=a]hgib[=u]r. See
   Nigh, and Boor.] [Spelt also neighbour.]
   1. A person who lives near another; one whose abode is not
      far off. --Chaucer.
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            Masters, my good friends, mine honest neighbors.
                                                  --Shak.
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   2. One who is near in sympathy or confidence.
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            Buckingham
            No more shall be the neighbor to my counsel. --Shak.
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   3. One entitled to, or exhibiting, neighborly kindness;
      hence, one of the human race; a fellow being.
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            Which now of these three, thinkest thou, was
            neighbor unto him that fell among the thieves?
                                                  --Luke x. 36.
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            The gospel allows no such term as "stranger;" makes
            every man my neighbor.                --South.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

neighbour \neighbour\, neighbouring \neighbouring\,
neighbourhood \neighbourhood\, neighbourly \neighbourly\
   Same as neighbor, neighboring, neighborhood,
   neighborly. [Chiefly Brit.]
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