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English Dictionary: Nab by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
nab
v
  1. tag the base runner to get him out
  2. take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
    Synonym(s): collar, nail, apprehend, arrest, pick up, nab, cop
  3. seize suddenly
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Nab \Nab\ (n[acr]b), n. [Cf. {Knap}, {Knop}, {Knob}.]
      1. The summit of an eminence. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
  
      2. (Firearms) The cock of a gunlock. --Knight.
  
      3. (Locksmithing) The keeper, or box into which the lock is
            shot. --Knight.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Nab \Nab\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Nabbed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Nabbing}.] [Dan nappe, or Sw. nappa.]
      To catch or seize suddenly or unexpectedly. [Colloq.]
      --Smollett.
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