Part of speech: verb

To catch.

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Usage examples "nab":

  1. We'll probably beat you to Skiddyunk, but if we don't, nab 'em if they get on. - "Roy Blakeley's Camp on Wheels", Percy Keese Fitzhugh.
  2. I think I see him now, smoking the best of cigars, one of which he offered to me- for he was free as free; but I was necessitated to restore it, for I couldn't take a gift from one as I was just a- going to nab. - "Bred in the Bone", James Payn.
  3. If he didn't succeed, we'll nab him sure somewhere up the line during the day. - "Every Man for Himself", Hopkins Moorhouse.