Thesaurus / nab
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
The day is one that will long be remembered by those who took part in the trips round the Nab.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
When you nab them, you feel as if they hadn't a fair show; it hardly seems a sporting proposition.
THE WINNING CLUEJAMES HAY, JR.
One knows these gentlemen the Parisian police: how they cry a wolf and then go out and nab some stray puppy in the street.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
Down below, Nab runs out a bare black arm into the sea, which even in the calmest weather angrily foams along the windward side.
YORKSHIRE PAINTED AND DESCRIBEDGORDON HOME
Judging it correctly, he turned his back and ran; then, whirling about just in time, put up a single hand to nab the ball.
MYSTERY WINGSROY J. SNELL
And the long and the short of it is that they didnt try to nab Sallys byby.
THE CHILDREN OF THE VALLEYHARRIET PRESCOTT SPOFFORD
They have been trying to nab him everywhere, but so far he has been too smart for them.
A CRIME OF THE UNDER-SEASGUY BOOTHBY
"We shall be first round the Nab, sir," Hawkins said in delight.
THE QUEEN'S CUPG. A. HENTY
His nose is keen for "good stories," his eye equally alert to dodge the ax or to nab Opporchunity's fleeting coat-tails.
IF YOU DON'T WRITE FICTIONCHARLES PHELPS CUSHING
Money, with him is "the ready," "the rhino," "the darby;" a good hat is "a rum nab;" to be well off is to be "rhinocerical."
OLD AND NEW LONDONWALTER THORNBURY
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