nacket

noun (1)
nack·​et | \ ˈnakə̇t \
plural -s

Definition of nacket

 (Entry 1 of 2)

Scottish
: a mischievous or brattish boy

nacket

noun (2)
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of nacket (Entry 2 of 2)

1 Scottish : a light lunch
2 Scottish : a small cake resembling a pasty

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History and Etymology for nacket

Noun (1)

obsolete Scots nacket caddie at tennis, from Middle French naquet valet, caddie at tennis, probably from naquer to bite, gnaw, cheat, of imitative origin

Noun (2)

perhaps contraction of noon cate

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“Nacket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nacket. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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