- Celtic (culture)
- Humanoid (attribute)
- Haunting (behaviour)
A monstrous hag from the mythology of Scotland. She is said to be malicious in nature. It is sometimes called Nicodemused and is used in an old phrase:
To be Nicodemused into nothing.This means that one person’s is ruined by the effects of a bad nae given to him or her. This suggests that the Nickneven would haunt others nad ruin their lives and reputation.
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