nimbless

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nimbless ‎(uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Nimbleness. [16th-17th c.]
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, Book V, Canto IX:
      Seemed those little Angels did uphold / The cloth of state, and on their purpled wings / Did beare the pendants, through their nimblesse bold […].
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, Book V, Canto XI:
      He could his weapon shift from side to syde, / From hand to hand, and with such nimblesse sly