nesis noun self: I hope the country hantle wunna be gloyin at ye or making a cull of yer nesis for mangan to us an us-like. [I hope the country people won’t be laughing at you or making a fool of you for talking to us.] 20. etymology: origin obscure; perhaps connected with the following or with the prefix nais in naismort; attested by Galloway Tinkler-Gypsies