nook

Part of speech: noun

A narrow and retired place.

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Usage examples "nook":

  1. Therefore each nook and corner was swept and cleaned, and the dust was Blown from the walls and ceiling, and from the oil- painted benches. - "The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow", Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
  2. But that's over, he's been turned away from everywhere, and, for two months now, he's been lying in this nook waiting to die. - "Paris From the "Three Cities"", Emile Zola.
  3. There was one secret nook that more than any other he associated with her presence; and thither he would go when this heart- sickness seemed too grievous to be borne. - "Macleod of Dare", William Black.