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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 nick /ˈnɪk/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 nick /ˈnɪk/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nick, v. t. To nickname; to style. [Obs.]
    For Warbeck, as you nick him, came to me.   --Ford.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nick n.  Northern Myth. An evil spirit of the waters.
 Old Nick, the evil one; the devil. [Colloq.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nick, n.
 1. A notch cut into something; as: (a) A score for keeping an account; a reckoning. [Obs.] (b) Print. A notch cut crosswise in the shank of a type, to assist a compositor in placing it properly in the stick, and in distribution.
 2. Hence: A broken or indented place in any edge or surface; as, nicks in a china plate; a nick in the table top.
 3. A particular point or place considered as marked by a nick; the exact point or critical moment.
    To cut it off in the very nick.   --Howell.
    This nick of time is the critical occasion for the gaining of a point.   --L'Estrange.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nick, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Nicked p. pr. & vb. n. Nicking.]
 1. To make a nick or nicks in; to notch; to keep count of or upon by nicks; as, to nick a stick, tally, etc.
 2. To mar; to deface; to make ragged, as by cutting nicks or notches in; to create a nick2 in, deliberately or accidentally; as, to nick the rim of a teacup.
    And thence proceed to nicking sashes.   --Prior.
 The itch of his affection should not then
 Have nicked his captainship.   --Shak.
 3. To suit or fit into, as by a correspondence of nicks; to tally with.
    Words nicking and resembling one another are applicable to different significations.   --Camden.
 4. To hit at, or in, the nick; to touch rightly; to strike at the precise point or time.
    The just season of doing things must be nicked, and all accidents improved.   --L'Estrange.
 5. To make a cross cut or cuts on the under side of (the tail of a horse, in order to make him carry it higher).

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an impression in a surface (as made by a blow) [syn: dent,
      2: a small cut [syn: notch, snick]
      v 1: cut slightly, with a razor; "The barber's knife nicked his
           cheek" [syn: snick]
      2: cut a nick into [syn: chip]
      3: divide or reset the tail muscles of; "nick horses"
      4: mate successfully; of livestock