from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small cake or loaf.
- n. A luncheon; a piece of bread eaten at noon.
- n. A small parcel or packet.
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These maybe fine things in their way, and, like an antique jewel, they may serve very well to wear on special occasions, or to treasure as an antiquary would do some rare coin or "auld nick-nacket."
Every one resident in the midland counties must be acquainted with the word _nog_, applied to the wooden ball used in the game of "shinney," the corresponding term of which, _nacket_, holds in parts of Scotland, where also a short, corpulent person is called a _nuget_.