What does nook mean?

nook meaning in General Dictionary

a sheltered and secluded place

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  • an interior direction created by two fulfilling walls
  • A narrow location formed by an angle in figures or between systems a corner a recess a secluded escape
  • A narrow spot formed by an angle in systems or between figures; a large part; a recess; a secluded refuge.

nook meaning in Etymology Dictionary

c.1300, noke, of unknown beginning. Perhaps connected with Norwegian dialectal nokke "hook, bent figure," or Old English hnecca "neck," nevertheless sense development would-be tough.


nook meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A narrow spot created by an angle in bodies or between bodies; a large part; a recess; a secluded refuge.


Sentence Examples with the word nook

This little nook of Berri, this unknown Vallee Noire, this quiet and unpretentious landscape, which must be sought to find it and loved to be admired, was the sanctuary of my first and latest reveries.

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