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1) nab. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...Slang : bust, collar, pinch, run in. See LAW. 2. Informal. To get hold of (something moving): catch, clutch1, grab, seize, snatch. lay hands on. See GET....

2) Nab. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...is a variety of the same word. 1 The keeper or catch of a latch or bolt is called the nab....

3) Nab-man. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A sheriff s officer. (See NAB.) 1 "Old Dornton has sent the nabman after him at last."-Sir W. Scott: Guy Mannering (dramatised by Terry, ii. 3)....

4) nab. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: nabbed, nabˇbing, nabs Informal 1. To seize (a fugitive or wrongdoer); arrest. 2. To grab; snatch. Perhaps variant of dialectal nap, to seize, probably...

5) Nab. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The fairy which offers Orpheus for food in the infernal regions a roasted ant, a flea s thigh, butterflies' brains, some sucking mites, a rainbow-tart, and other...

6) NAB. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...New American Bible...

7) Hob Nob. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A corruption of hab nab, meaning "have or not have," hence hit or miss, at random; and, secondarily, give or take, whence also an open defiance. A similar construction...

8) Act II. Scene VI. Jonson, Ben. 1909-14. The Alchemist. The Harvard Classics
...What mates, what Bayards 2 ha we here? FACE. I told you he would be furious.—Sir, here s Nab Has brought you another piece of gold to look on; 4 —We must appease...

9) Anabasis. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Anabasis, (nab´sis) (KEY) : see Xenophon....

10) Nabuchodonosor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Nabuchodonosor, (nab´yookdon´sor´) (KEY) , variant of Nebuchadnezzar....

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