nab definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • Informal To seize (a fugitive or wrongdoer); arrest.
    • Informal to seize; snatch.
    • To capture or seize abruptly or unexpectedly.
    • to recapture; to arrest.
  • verb:
    • To seize, arrest and take into custody a criminal or fugitive
    • to seize or snatch one thing
    • label the bottom runner getting him away
    • take into custody
    • seize suddenly
  • noun:
    • The summit of an eminence.
    • The cock of a gunlock.
    • The keeper, or field into that the lock is shot.
    • The summit of a mountain or rock; any little bit of increasing surface: identical to knob .
    • The cock of a gun-lock.
    • A projecting package screwed on jamb of a door, or even one home of moobs, to get the latch or bolt, or both, of a rim-lock.
    • A hat; a head-covering.
  • others:
    • To catch or seize abruptly or by a-sudden thrust and grasp

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