neck and neck
adverb or adjective Date: 1799 very close (as in a race)

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  • Neck and neck — Neck Neck (n[e^]k), n. [OE. necke, AS. hnecca; akin to D. nek the nape of the neck, G. nacken, OHG. nacch, hnacch, Icel. hnakki, Sw. nacke, Dan. nakke.] 1. The part of an animal which connects the head and the trunk, and which, in man and many… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Neck and Neck — Studio album by Chet Atkins and Mark Knopfler Released 1990 …   Wikipedia

  • neck and neck — {adj. or adv.}, {informal} Equal or nearly equal in a race or contest; abreast; tied. * /At the end of the race the two horses were neck and neck./ * /For months John and Harry seemed to be neck and neck in Alice s favor./ Compare: NIP AND TUCK …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • neck and neck — {adj. or adv.}, {informal} Equal or nearly equal in a race or contest; abreast; tied. * /At the end of the race the two horses were neck and neck./ * /For months John and Harry seemed to be neck and neck in Alice s favor./ Compare: NIP AND TUCK …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Neck and Neck — Para la marca española Neck and Neck véase la página Neck Neck Neck Neck Álbum musical de Chet Atkins Mark Knopfler Publicación octubre 1990 Género(s) Country Duració …   Wikipedia Español

  • neck and neck — adjective Very close in progress, as in a race or contest. The polls suggest that the candidates were neck and neck in the election …   Wiktionary

  • Neck and crop — Neck Neck (n[e^]k), n. [OE. necke, AS. hnecca; akin to D. nek the nape of the neck, G. nacken, OHG. nacch, hnacch, Icel. hnakki, Sw. nacke, Dan. nakke.] 1. The part of an animal which connects the head and the trunk, and which, in man and many… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Neck and crop — Crop Crop (kr[o^]p), n. [OE. crop, croppe, craw, top of a plant, harvest, AS. crop, cropp, craw, top, bunch, ear of corn; akin to D. krop craw, G. kropf, Icel. kroppr hump or bunch on the body, body; but cf. also W. cropa, croppa, crop or craw of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Neck and heels — Heel Heel, n. [OE. hele, heele, AS. h[=e]la, perh. for h[=o]hila, fr. AS. h[=o]h heel (cf. {Hough}); but cf. D. hiel, OFries. heila, h[=e]la, Icel. h[ae]ll, Dan. h[ae]l, Sw. h[ a]l, and L. calx. [root]12. Cf. {Inculcate}.] 1. The hinder part of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Head and neck cancer — ] Smokeless tobacco is an etiologic agent for oral and pharyngeal cancers. [cite journal |author=Winn D |title=Smokeless tobacco and aerodigestive tract cancers: recent research directions |journal=Adv Exp Med Biol |volume=320 |issue=… …   Wikipedia

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