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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nim·ble a. [Compar. Nimbler superl. Nimblest ]  Light and quick in motion; moving with ease and celerity; lively; swift.
    Through the mid seas the nimble pinnace sails.   --Pope.
 Note:Nimble is sometimes used in the formation of self-explaining compounds; as, nimble-footed, nimble-pinioned, nimble-winged, etc.
 Nimble Will Bot., a slender, branching, American grass (Muhlenbergia diffusa), of some repute for grazing purposes in the Mississippi valley.
 Syn: -- Agile; quick; active; brisk; lively; prompt.