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nim

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verb \ˈnim\

Definition of nim

nimmed

nimming

archaic

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  steal, filch

  3. intransitive verb
  4. archaic :  thieve



Origin and Etymology of nim

earlier nim to take, from Middle English nimen, from Old English niman


First Known Use: 12th century


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nim

noun

Definition of nim

  1. :  any of various games in which counters are laid out in one or more piles and each player in turn draws one or more counters with the object of taking the last counter, forcing the opponent to take it, or taking the most or fewest counters



Origin and Etymology of nim

probably from 1nim


First Known Use: 1901


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