What does the word nab mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To catch.

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by James Payn
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