Definitions

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  • n. A hard knot in wood; a knur or knurl.
  • n. A hard knob of wood used in playing hockey.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A hard knot in wood; also, a hard knob of wood used by boys in playing hockey.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A hard knot in wood; a knob; a wooden ball used in the game of hockey and that of nur-and-spell.

Etymologies

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Examples

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  • "We have [a] committee in the forces who [are] just making sure that soldiers, if recruited, that they [committee] check how old [is] that boy or girl, and make sure that they are not underage," said nur.

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  • Wenn er macht nur eine kleine Menge von Geld, das sie macht sogar noch weniger.

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  • Ich vergesse zu erwahnen, dass ich nur den Motorrad-Fuhrerschein habe.

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  • Under a new repayment scheme, drafted jointly with the U.K. and the Netherlands a month ago, Iceland would pay 47 billion kr ó nur $406 million.

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  • This compares with the 162 billion kr ó nur in costs the country was facing under the previous deal.

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  • file under: German words that crop up when I try to speak another language. Means "but/just/simply/merely". I miss this word in French with a mighty passion.

    June 14, 2009