nick

Part of speech: noun

The Devil.

Part of speech: noun

A cut or notch.

Part of speech: verb

To notch; hit; fit.

Part of speech: noun

A slight cut or dent; notch; tally; point of time; critical moment.

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Usage examples "nick":

  1. Thou art come in just the nick of time, for I am beginning to feel hungry, and I'll have cakes and cream for my dinner. - "The Scottish Fairy Book", Elizabeth W. Grierson.
  2. Produced by Nick Hodson of London, England Sisters Three By Mrs George de Horne Vaizey A very well- written book about the life of three sisters being brought up in the Lake District of northern England by their well- known author father. - "Sisters Three", Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey.
  3. Do you know what it was I meant to ask of you this morning, Nick? - "The Chums of Scranton High at Ice Hockey", Donald Ferguson.