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English Word:

nab


English Pronunciation:

nab


Noun:


⇨Etymology

Confer Knap, Knop, Knob.


⇨Definition

1. The summit of an eminence. [Provincial England] Halliwell.

2. (Firearms) The cock of a gunlock. Knight.

3. (Locksmithing) The keeper, or box into which the lock is shot. Knight.



Transitive Verb:


⇨Etymology

imperfect & past participle Nabbed; present participle & verbal noun Nabbing., Dan nappe, or (Swedish) nappa.


⇨Definition

To catch or seize suddenly or unexpectedly. [Colloq.] Smollett.



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