neb

Neb \Neb\ (n[e^]b), n. [AS. nebb head, face; akin to D. neb, Icel. nef, beak of a bird, nose, Dan. n[ae]b beak, bill, Sw. n["a]bb, n["a]f, and prob. also to D. sneb, snavel, bill, beak, G. schnabel, Dan. & Sw. snabel, and E. snap. Cf. {Nib}, {Snap}, {Snaffle}.] The nose; the snout; the mouth; the beak of a bird; a nib, as of a pen. [Also written {nib}.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]