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nicked

verb , past tense of nick, British slang

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1 to take (something) without right and with an intent to keep
  • that lorry was a piece of rubbish, I don't know why anyone would want to nick it
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2 to take or keep under one's control by authority of law
  • a petty thief who was always getting nicked for picking the pockets of tourists outside Buckingham Palace
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