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To have dispossessed someone of something
Past tense for to bite at
“Dogs came boiling out of the front door, barking and running around the horse with one or two coming close enough to nip at his heels.”
Past tense for to pinch sharply
“He might well hang, from a cord on his cloak, a pin in whale ivory or greenstone which would nip the edges of his outer garment together on the right-hand side.”
Past tense for to cut off or away
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“To do this, nip off the tops of the plant above the trusses as soon as four have set.”
Past tense for to go somewhere quickly, usually without notice
“He can't nip off to the pub without someone demolishing first his house and then his planet.”
Past tense for to move or proceed quickly
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“Wait for the guard to walk towards the panel, then quickly nip past the other guard.”
(obsolete, British) Past tense for to steal or illegally take possession of
“Ben mort, shall you and I heave a bough, mill a ken, or nip a bung, and then we'll couch a hogshead under the ruffmans, and there you shall wap with me, and I'll niggle with you.”
Past tense for to wound or pierce with a sting
Past tense for to take small bites or nibbles at or out of
Past tense for drink
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