Definition of "Nigh" :
adjective: not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
adjective: being on the left side
"The near or nigh horse is the one on the left."
adverb: (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but
"Talked for nigh onto 2 hours."
adverb: near in time or place or relationship
"The end draws nigh."