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nicking

verb
present participle 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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“Nicking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nicking. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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