nitchless, nitchles, nitchels noun singular nothing 20. Compare nix etymology: origin obscure but perhaps connected to eighteenth century Scots nitch ‘a notch or incision’; form nitchels attested by SS; form nitchles attested by BS in TDITA; collected by EMcC/PS note:

Canadian Paul Pope (2013) cites the form nitchels which he defines as ‘nothing, none’.