Nimmed
Nim \Nim\ (n[i^]m), v. t. [imp. {Nam} (n[aum]m) or {Nimmed} (n[i^]md); p. p. {Nomen} (n[=o]"men) or {Nome} (n[=o]m).] [AS. niman. [root]7. Cf. {Nimble}.] To take; to steal; to filch. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

This canon it in his hand nam. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


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  • nimmed — past of nim …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nam — Nim Nim (n[i^]m), v. t. [imp. {Nam} (n[aum]m) or {Nimmed} (n[i^]md); p. p. {Nomen} (n[=o] men) or {Nome} (n[=o]m).] [AS. niman. [root]7. Cf. {Nimble}.] To take; to steal; to filch. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] This canon it in his hand nam. Chaucer.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nim — (n[i^]m), v. t. [imp. {Nam} (n[aum]m) or {Nimmed} (n[i^]md); p. p. {Nomen} (n[=o] men) or {Nome} (n[=o]m).] [AS. niman. [root]7. Cf. {Nimble}.] To take; to steal; to filch. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] This canon it in his hand nam. Chaucer. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nome — Nim Nim (n[i^]m), v. t. [imp. {Nam} (n[aum]m) or {Nimmed} (n[i^]md); p. p. {Nomen} (n[=o] men) or {Nome} (n[=o]m).] [AS. niman. [root]7. Cf. {Nimble}.] To take; to steal; to filch. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] This canon it in his hand nam. Chaucer.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nomen — Nim Nim (n[i^]m), v. t. [imp. {Nam} (n[aum]m) or {Nimmed} (n[i^]md); p. p. {Nomen} (n[=o] men) or {Nome} (n[=o]m).] [AS. niman. [root]7. Cf. {Nimble}.] To take; to steal; to filch. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] This canon it in his hand nam. Chaucer.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nim — I. verb (nimmed; nimming) Etymology: earlier nim to take, from Middle English nimen, from Old English niman Date: 12th century transitive verb archaic steal, filch intransitive verb archaic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nim — nim1 /nim/, v.t., v.i., nimmed, nimming. Archaic. to steal or pilfer. [bef. 900; ME nimen, OE niman, c. G nehmen, ON nema, Goth niman to take; cf. NUMB] nim2 /nim/, n. a game in which two players alternate in drawing counters, pennies, or the… …   Universalium

  • nim — [[t]nɪm[/t]] v. t. v. i. nimmed, nim•ming archaic to steal or pilfer • Etymology: bef. 900; ME; OE niman, c. OFrisnima, OHGnemanto take …   From formal English to slang

  • nim — [nim] vt., vi. nam [näm] or nimmed, nomen [nō′mən] or nome [nōm] nimming [ME nimen < OE niman: see NOMY] Archaic to steal or pilfer …   English World dictionary

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