Found 3 items, similar to nick.
English → Indonesian
torehan pada kayu
English → English
n 1: an impression in a surface (as made by a blow) [syn: dent
2: a small cut [syn: notch
v 1: cut slightly, with a razor; “The barber's knife nicked his
2: cut a nick into [syn: chip
3: divide or reset the tail muscles of; “nick horses”
4: mate successfully; of livestock
English → English
(n[i^]k), n. [AS. nicor a marine monster; akin to D.
nikker a water spite, Icel. nykr, ONG. nihhus a crocodile, G.
nix a water sprite; cf. Gr. ni`ptein to wash, Skr. nij. Cf.
.] (Northern Myth.)
An evil spirit of the waters.
, the evil one; the devil. [Colloq.]
, n. [Akin to Nock
1. A notch cut into something; as:
(a) A score for keeping an account; a reckoning. [Obs.]
(b) (Print.) A notch cut crosswise in the shank of a type,
to assist a compositor in placing it properly in the
stick, and in distribution. --W. Savage.
2. Hence: A broken or indented place in any edge or surface;
as, nicks in a china plate; a nick in the table top.
3. A particular point or place considered as marked by a
nick; the exact point or critical moment.
To cut it off in the very nick. --Howell.
This nick of time is the critical occasion for the
gaining of a point. --L'Estrange.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Nicked
(n[i^]kt); p. pr. &
vb. n. Nicking
1. To make a nick or nicks in; to notch; to keep count of or
upon by nicks; as, to nick a stick, tally, etc.
2. To mar; to deface; to make ragged, as by cutting nicks or
notches in; to create a nick in, deliberately or
accidentally; as, to nick the rim of a teacup.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
And thence proceed to nicking sashes. --Prior.
The itch of his affection should not then
Have nicked his captainship. --Shak.
3. To suit or fit into, as by a correspondence of nicks; to
Words nicking and resembling one another are
applicable to different significations. --Camden.
4. To hit at, or in, the nick; to touch rightly; to strike at
the precise point or time.
The just season of doing things must be nicked, and
all accidents improved. --L'Estrange.
5. To make a cross cut or cuts on the under side of (the tail
of a horse, in order to make him carry it higher).
, v. t.
To nickname; to style. [Obs.]
For Warbeck, as you nick him, came to me. --Ford.