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neck

noun

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1 a broad geographical area
  • we're going to be in your neck of the woods in July, so maybe we can get together then

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2 a narrow body of water between two land masses
  • only a narrow neck of the South China Sea separates Taiwan from mainland China

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3 a very small distance or degree
  • for most of the race he trailed the leader by only a neck

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neck

verb

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The first known use of neck was before the 12th century

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“Neck.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/neck. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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