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Verb
To make a small nick or cut in
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“Ensure that you do not nick the surface of the fruit as you pick them from the tree.”
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To steal something
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“While the kind gentleman was doing his best to protect me from the fake blows, the boss would neatly nick his wallet.”
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To copy or plagiarize without giving credit or acknowledgment
“Companies also snoop on rival businesses' networks to nick their ideas.”
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To arrest or apprehend (someone)
“The police managed to nick an offender wanted in several cases who had remained at large for the last eight years.”
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To cut with small quick strokes with scissors or shears
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To pierce with a small and sharp point
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Hits a foul
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To cause a tingling sensation in
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To cause damage to
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Charge too much
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To obtain (something) for free, particularly by guile or persuasion
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To cause physical pain to
Noun
Plural for a small cut or notch
“She crouched down and saw a large pot. There was a small nick in the side from a bulldozer blade, but fortunately, the cut was shallow.”
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(British) Plural for a police station
“He was arrested and taken down to Sun Hill nick to be charged.”
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(British) Plural for a prison or place of confinement for those convicted of crimes
“He's just been released from Shadwell nick after doing ten years for a heinous crime.”
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Plural for the condition or state of someone or something
“These treasures, though neglected, were still in good nick.”
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Plural for a small area on a surface having a different color from its surroundings, typically one caused by damage or dirt
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Plural for a small hole resulting from being pierced by a sharp object
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Foul balls
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Plural for a pseudonym used for Internet communications
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Plural for a joke or type of wordplay in which similar senses or sounds of two words or phrases, or different senses of the same word, are deliberately confused
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Plural for the condition of being physically fit and healthy
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Plural for the action of seizing someone and taking them into custody
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