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Noun
The part of a person's or animal's body connecting the head to the rest of the body
“He wrenched him around and grasped his scrawny neck in a dangerously tight headlock.”
Noun
A piece or point of land, extending beyond the adjacent coast into a sea or lake
“The little house was on a dead-end lane on a neck of land extending into Oyster Bay.”
Noun
A narrow channel of water, typically between two land masses
“The second island was also barely separated from the bottom of Grand Bay by a narrow neck of water flowing into the bottom of Port aux Basques Harbour.”
Noun
Any long or narrow part or section of a body or structure
“The neck of the bottle is so designed that the contents will not pour until the bottle is practically in a horizontal position.”
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An area of land, typically a large one
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“Not only had I given them a fright, but they no longer felt comfortable in my neck of the woods!”
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(somewhat rare) A very small degree, amount, level, or distance
“We only missed by a neck!”
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The quality of being cheeky or impertinent
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The front part of the neck
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The internal organs of poultry birds, used as food
Verb
To kiss, canoodle or act amorously with someone
“Scott believes that only attractive couples should be allowed to neck in public.”
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To drink or consume a liquid
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(British, informal, slang) To murder, or to commit suicide
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To touch or stroke gently or lovingly
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To take someone's head off, usually as a form of capital punishment
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(euphemistic) To have physical or intimate relations with someone
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