nook

suomi-englanti sanakirja

nook englannista suomeksi

  1. sopukka, turvapaikka

  2. soppi

  1. Substantiivi

  2. kolo, sopukka; alkovi

  3. kolo, sopukka

  4. Verbi

nook englanniksi

  1. A small corner formed by two walls; an alcove.

  2. (synonyms)

    (ux)

  3. A hidden or secluded spot; a secluded retreat.

  4. A recess, cove or hollow.

  5. (RQ:Shakespeare Tempest) Safely in harbour / Is the Kings ſhippe, in the deepe Nooke, where once / Thou calldſt me vp at midnight to fetch dewe / From the ſtill-vext ''Bermoothes'', there ſhe's hid; ...

  6. An English unit of land area, originally (frac) of a yardland but later (frac) or 20 acres.

  7. (ante) W. Noye, ''The Complete Lawyer'', 57:

  8. You must note, that two Fardells of Land make a Nooke of Land, and two Nookes make halfe a of land|Yard of Land.
  9. 1903, ''English Dialectical Dictionary'', volume IV, page 295:

  10. Nook, an old legal term for (frac) acres of land; still in use at Alston.
  11. 1968, November 9, ''The Economist'', page 2:

  12. They poured their wine by the aume or the fust, and cut their cloth by the goad—not to be confused with the gawd, which was a measure of steel. Their nook was not cosy; it covered 20 acres.
  13. (senseid) A corner of a piece of land; an angled piece of land, especially one extending into other land.

  14. (quote-book)|year=1777|volume=II|pages=546–547|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=z34gAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA547|oclc=1018389832|passage=The ancient bounds of the cow paſture of (smallcaps), ... and then from the ſaid Old Dyke end, alongſt Plumpton Dyke Eaſt over Petterel unto Plumpton park nuke, otherwiſe called Plumpton nuke; ...

  15. (quote-book)

  16. To withdraw into a nook.

  17. To situate in a nook.