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noun as in beak

noun as in bill

noun as in pen

Strongest matches

Strong matches

noun as in prong

noun as in tinge

noun as in tinge

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Durable and stiffer than diamond, osmium makes for excellent pen nibs and record player needles.

It mimics the sensation of a graphic nib dragging across paper with eerie accuracy.

Instead go for something else textural, such as cocoa nibs, toasted oats, nuts or even crushed pretzels.

When the cocoa beans are roasted, their shells crack to expose the nib, which is then ground into a thick paste.

In the stormy days of his youth the old man had been a "Black Nib."

It might not be safe to kill him; but it would be safe enough to kill Nib.

They wrangled together for a few minutes, and then Nib was handed over.

Jud drew Nib closer, and turned, if possible, a trifle paler.

"Stopped to nib a quill after lunch," grumbled the director of the Arnold Academie, as he gave Robert a pump-handle squeeze.


On this page you'll find 283 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nib, such as: snout, bill, mandible, muzzle, neb, and nozzle.

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