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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 sidewalls in a court for playing tennis or squash.
    verb
    Make a nick or nicks in. (he had nicked himself while shaving)
    Steal. (he'd had his car nicked by joyriders)
    Arrest or apprehend (someone) (I got nicked for burglary)
  • verb
    Go quickly or surreptitiously. (they nicked across the road)

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