Nook


Nook

Nook may refer to:
*Donna Nook (ship) (1916-1941), a 40 metre, 307 ton trawler, pressed into service as a minesweeper
*Nook (Lexx episode), an episode of the science-fiction TV series, LEXX
*Nook may also refer to a corner, as in a room.
* A nook (Latin nocate) is an obsolete land measure being a quarter of a virgate.

Arts and entertainment

*Nook, 1992 sophomore album by German band The Notwist

People

*Nook Logan (born 1979), American baseball center fielder who currently plays for the Los Angeles Dodgers organization

Fictional characters

*Tom Nook, shopkeeper in Nintendo's "Animal Crossing" series

Places

*Nook, Cumbria, England
*Acres Nook, a suburb of Kidsgrove in the Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme, England
*Daisy Nook, a country park in the town of Failsworth, in the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham, Greater Manchester, England
*Donna Nook, a bombing range on the coast of Lincolnshire, England
*Salendine Nook, a district of Huddersfield in the English county of West Yorkshire
*Teddy's Nook, a house built by Henry Pease for his own habitation, on Saltburn by the Sea Bank, Yorkshire, England
*Urlay Nook, a village within the borough of Stockton-on-Tees and the ceremonial county of County Durham, England
*Wall Nook, a small village in County Durham, England


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  • Nook — Nook …   Википедия

  • nook — [nuk] n [Date: 1200 1300; Origin: Probably from Old Norse] 1.) literary a small quiet place which is sheltered by a rock, a big tree etc ▪ a shady nook 2.) a small space in a corner of a room ▪ the table in the breakfast nook 3.) ev …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Nook — (n[oo^]k; 277), n. [OE. nok; cf. Gael. & Ir. niuc.] A narrow place formed by an angle in bodies or between bodies; a corner; a recess; a secluded retreat. [1913 Webster] How couldst thou find this dark, sequestered nook? Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nook — ► NOUN ▪ a corner or recess offering seclusion or security. ● every nook and cranny Cf. ↑every nook and cranny ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • nook — [nook] n. [ME (chiefly Northern) nok, akin to Norw nakke, a hook, ON hnekkja, to hem in, drive back, OE hnecca, the NECK] 1. a corner of a room, or a part of a room cut off from the main part [a breakfast nook] 2. a small recess or secluded spot; …   English World dictionary

  • nook|y — «NUK ee», adjective, nook|i|er, nook|i|est. 1. full of nooks. 2. nooklike …   Useful english dictionary

  • nook — [ nuk ] noun count a small corner or sheltered space every nook and cranny/all the nooks and crannies every part of a place …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Nook [1] — Nook, in Abyssinien der Samen der Pflanzengattung Heliopsis …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Nook [2] — Nook (Schiffbauk.), s. Nock …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • nook — (n.) c.1300, noke, of unknown origin. Possibly connected with Norwegian dialectal nokke hook, bent figure, or O.E. hnecca neck, but the sense evolution would be difficult …   Etymology dictionary