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Nibbed   Listen
adjective
Nibbed  adj.  Having a nib or point.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Nibbed" Quotes from Famous Books



... and just before the hymn was given out in which the soprano was to sing a solo, "Nearer My God to Thee," the wicked wretch gave her the loaded lozenger. She put it in her mouth and nibbed off the edges, and was rolling it as a sweet morsel under her tongue, when the organ struck up and they all arose. While the choir was skirmishing on the first part of the verse and getting scored up for the solo, she chewed ...
— Peck's Compendium of Fun • George W. Peck

... fain confer with him, but that Oxford lieth afar off,—a matter of thirty miles, I hear. I might, indeed, write unto him; but our Warwickshire pens are mighty broad-nibbed, and there is a something in this plaguy ink ...
— Citation and Examination of William Shakspeare • Walter Savage Landor



Words linked to "Nibbed" :   pointed



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