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nankeen Tweet Definition of nankeen Like Definition of nankeen on Facebook
noun
  1. a type of cotton cloth originally from Nanking in China.
needlepoint Tweet Definition of needlepoint Like Definition of needlepoint on Facebook
noun
  1. A craft involving pulling yarn, thread, or floss through a canvas mesh to produce a decorative design.
Net Tweet Definition of Net Like Definition of Net on Facebook
proper nounthe Net
  1. (computing) The Internet.
nub Tweet Definition of nub Like Definition of nub on Facebook
noun
  1. The essence or core of something.
What do you think is the of the problem?
  1. A small lump.
  2. (rfv-sense) (vulgar, slang) The clitoris.
  3. (rfd-redundant) The last short remains of a pencil.
  4. Alternative spelling of noob.
nylon Tweet Definition of nylon Like Definition of nylon on Facebook
noun (rfc-level, Noun at L4+ not in L3 POS section)
  1. Originally, the w:DuPont, DuPont? company trade name for polyamide, a copolymer whose molecules consist of alternating diamine and dicarboxylic acid monomers bonded together; now generically used for this type of polymer.
  2. (pluralia tantum) A stocking originally fabricated from nylon; also used generically for any long, sheer stocking worn on a woman's legs.
They left the strip club when they discovered the ladies only stripped down to their nylons.

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