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nick
  • noun
    A small cut or notch. (a small nick on his wrist)
    Prison. (he'll end up in the nick for the rest of his life)
    The junction between the floor and side walls in a squash court or real tennis court.
    verb
    Make a nick or nicks in. (he had nicked himself while shaving)
    Steal. (she nicked fivers from the till)
    Arrest (someone) (Stuart and Dan got nicked for burglary)
  • verb
    Go quickly or surreptitiously. (they nicked across the road)

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