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Saturday, 5 February 2011

Stuart's Word Spot: Nab


Nab: noun - part of a hill, peak, promontory, summit, a spur on lock bolt, Verb: to catch someone, arrest or apprehend, catch in the act, seize snatch, steal.

'Jennifer not only reached the summit, but managed to balance on one foot on the small nab that formed a natural nipple on the suitably shaped hill.'

'Keep it quiet, Nigel, or the cops'll come and nab you as you're breaking in to nab that priceless scarab brooch.'
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