Pronunciation: nĭkt
n.1.(Northern Myth.) An evil spirit of the waters.
Old Nick
the evil one; the devil.
1.(Print.) A notch cut into something
2.A broken or indented place in any edge or surface; as, nicks in a china plate; a nick in the table top.
3.A particular point or place considered as marked by a nick; the exact point or critical moment.
To cut it off in the very nick.
- Howell.
v. t.1.To make a nick or nicks in; to notch; to keep count of or upon by nicks; as, to nick a stick, tally, etc.
[imp. & p. p. Nicked (nĭkt); p. pr. & vb. n. Nicking.]
2.To mar; to deface; to make ragged, as by cutting nicks or notches in; to create a nick{2} in, deliberately or accidentally; as, to nick the rim of a teacup.
3.To suit or fit into, as by a correspondence of nicks; to tally with.
4.To hit at, or in, the nick; to touch rightly; to strike at the precise point or time.
5.To make a cross cut or cuts on the under side of (the tail of a horse, in order to make him carry it higher).
1.To nickname; to style.
For Warbeck, as you nick him, came to me.
- Ford.
Noun1.nick - an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)
Synonyms: gouge, dent
2.nick - a small cut
Synonyms: snick, notch
Verb1.nick - cut slightly, with a razor; "The barber's knife nicked his cheek"
Synonyms: snick
2.nick - cut a nick into
Synonyms: chip
3.nick - divide or reset the tail muscles of; "nick horses"
4.nick - mate successfully; of livestock
nick - [IRC] nickname. On IRC, every user must pick a nick, which is sometimes the user's real name or login name, but is often more fanciful. Compare handle.
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