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Nick meaning

nick - 15 dictionary results

  1. 1. divide or reset the tail muscles of; " nick horses"
  2. 2. An evil spirit of the waters.
  3. 3. A notch cut into something
  4. 4. A score for keeping an account; a reckoning.
  5. 5. A notch cut crosswise in the shank of a type, to assist a compositor in placing it properly in the stick, and in distribution.
  6. 6. A broken or indented place in any edge or surface; nicks in china.
  7. 7. A particular point or place considered as marked by a nick; the exact point or critical moment.
  8. 8. To make a nick or nicks in; to notch; to keep count of or upon by nicks; as, to nick a stick, tally, etc.
  9. 9. To mar; to deface; to make ragged, as by cutting nicks or notches in.
  10. 10. To suit or fit into, as by a correspondence of nicks; to tally with.
  11. 11. To hit at, or in, the nick; to touch rightly; to strike at the precise point or time.
  12. 12. To make a cross cut or cuts on the under side of ( the tail of a horse, in order to make him carry ir higher).
  13. 13. To nickname; to style.
  14. 14. A notch; exact point.
  15. 15. To make a notch in; to hit exactly.

nick - examples of usage

  1. " Good mornin', Mr. Footley," says I. " You've jest come in the nick of time," says 'e. - "Liza of Lambeth", W. Somerset Maugham.
  2. The box had arrived in the nick of time, and he had remarked, as she came downstairs on the first night, that he had never seen her look more beautiful. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. I heard Mary scream behind me, and I turned, just in the nick of time. - "They Call Me Carpenter", Upton Sinclair.
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