Part of speech: adjective

Born; used to denote the maiden name of a married woman.

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Usage examples "nee":

  1. Another sorrow came to us at this time in the loss of my ward's husband, and Rose Hood- nee Duval- returned to live near me with her three small children. - "An Autobiography", Catherine Helen Spence.
  2. Quem enim nimia sui caritas ceperit, aliena deserit: nee sibi quisquam ambitiose atque aliis amice consulere potest. - "Beowulf An Introduction to the Study of the Poem with a Discussion of the Stories of Offa and Finn", R. W. Chambers.
  3. She gave him the name of the " Young Eagle," while she called Louis " Nee- chee," or " Friend," to Catharine she gave the poetical name of " Music of the Winds,"- Madwaosh. - "Lost in the Backwoods", Catherine Parr Traill.