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Nip

  

      n  
Slang      a derogatory word for a       Japanese  
     (C20: short for Nipponese)  


nip   [1]  
      vb   , nips, nipping, nipped   mainly tr  
1    to catch or tightly compress, as between a finger and the thumb; pinch  
2    often foll by: off   to remove by clipping, biting, etc.  
3    when intr, often foll by: at   to give a small sharp bite (to)  
the dog nipped at his heels     
4    (esp. of the cold) to affect with a stinging sensation  
5    to harm through cold  
the frost nipped the young plants     
6    to check or destroy the growth of (esp. in the phrase nip in the bud)  
7    Slang   to steal  
8    intr; foll by: along, up, out, etc.     (Brit)  
informal   to hurry; dart  
9    Slang     (chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   to snatch  
      n  
10    the act of nipping; a pinch, snip, etc.  
11   
a    a frosty or chilly quality  
b    severe frost or cold  
the first nip of winter     
12    a small piece or quantity  
he went out for a nip of fresh air     
13    a sharp flavour or tang  
14    Archaic   a taunting remark  
15    nip and tuck         
a      (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   neck and neck  
b    Informal   plastic surgery performed for cosmetic reasons  
16    put the nips in     (Austral. and N.Z.)  
slang   to exert pressure on someone, esp. in order to extort money  
     (C14: of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse hnippa to prod)  
nip   [2]  
      n  
1    a small drink of spirits; dram  
2      (Chiefly Brit)   a measure of spirits usually equal to one sixth of a gill  
      vb   , nips, nipping, nipped  
3    to drink (spirits), esp. habitually in small amounts  
     (C18: shortened from nipperkin a vessel holding a half-pint or less, of uncertain origin; compare Dutch nippen to sip)  
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tuck          [1]  
      vb  
1    tr   to push or fold into a small confined space or concealed place or between two surfaces  
to tuck a letter into an envelope     
2    tr   to thrust the loose ends or sides of (something) into a confining space, so as to make neat and secure  
to tuck the sheets under the mattress     
3    to make a tuck or tucks in (a garment)  
4    usually tr   to draw together, contract, or pucker  
      n  
5    a tucked object or part  
6    a pleat or fold in a part of a garment, usually stitched down so as to make it a better fit or as decoration  
7    the part of a vessel where the after ends of the planking or plating meet at the sternpost  
8      (Brit)  
a       an informal or schoolchild's word for       food   esp. cakes and sweets   esp. cakes and sweets  
b    (as modifier)  
a tuck box     
9    a position of the body in certain dives in which the legs are bent with the knees drawn up against the chest and tightly clasped,   (See also)        tuck away       tuck in  
     (C14: from Old English tucian to torment; related to Middle Dutch tucken to tug, Old High German zucchen to twitch)  

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tuck

  

      vb  
1    fold, gather, insert, push  
      n  
2    fold, gather, pinch, pleat  
3      (informal)   comestibles, eats     (slang)   food, grub     (slang)   nosebag     (slang)   nosh     (slang)   scoff     (slang)   tack     (informal)   victuals, vittles     (obsolete or dialect)  


tuck in  
1    bed down, enfold, fold under, make snug, put to bed, swaddle, wrap up  
2    chow down     (slang)   eat heartily, eat up, fall to, get stuck in     (informal)  

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