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English

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
nick

Plural
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  1. A small cut in a surface
  2. (UK, slang) A police station or prison
    He was arrested and taken down to Sun Hill nick to be charged. (police station)
    He's just been released from Shadwell nick after doing ten years for attempted murder. (prison)
  3. (cricket) a small deflection of the ball off the edge of the bat, often going to the wicket-keeper for a catch
  4. a shortened form of "nickname"

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to nick

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to nick (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To make a nick in, especially unintentionally.
    I nicked myself while I was shaving.
  2. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To steal.
    Someone's nicked my bike!
  3. (transitive, UK, Template loop detected: Template:context 2) To arrest.
    The police nicked him climbing over the fence of the house he'd broken into.
  4. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) to hit the ball with the edge of the bat and produce a fine deflection

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Kashubian

Pronoun

nick

  1. nothing

Swedish

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

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Noun

Inflection for nick Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative nick nicken nickar nickarna
Genitive nicks nickens nickars nickarnas

nick c.

  1. header (in football)
  2. nod (movement of the head to indicate agreement)
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Etymology 2

From the English nickname

Noun

nick n.

Inflection for nick Singular Plural
neuter Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative nick nicket nick nicken
Genitive nicks nickets nicks nickens
  1. (slang) nick, nickname

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