What does the word neck mean?

Usage examples for neck

  1. And she lookt up at me, and slipt her arms upward about my neck, and pulled me downward unto her, that she might kiss me. – The Night Land by William Hope Hodgson
  2. Urco's neck was broken. – The Virgin of the Sun by H. R. Haggard
  3. I feel the risk I run; but I don't mind- it's neck or nothin here in the south! – Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter by F. Colburn Adams