Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A trap made of wicker-work, used in the Mediterranean for catching fish.

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Examples

  • And he stayed in contact with his ex pat friends in Mont­par­­nasse, painted their portraits eg Kisling C1925 and treated their portraits with respect.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • And he stayed in contact with his ex pat friends in Mont­par­­nasse, painted their portraits eg Kisling C1925 and treated their portraits with respect.

    Chaim Soutine, sad expressionist

  • Women were washing linen, men sitting on the doorsteps mending _nasse_.

    A Spirit in Prison

  • Banquet_ is in effect only a free rendering of the immortal fifteenth century satire, assigned on no very solid evidence to Antoine de la Salle, the _Quinze Joyes de Mariage_, the resemblance being kept down to the recurrence at the end of each section of the same phrase, "in Lob's pound," which reproduces the less grotesque "dans la nasse" of the original.

    A History of Elizabethan Literature

  • The thugs of AFA in the spring of 2008 destroyed the car of an elderly woman and wrote "nasse

    Gates of Vienna

  • The thugs of AFA in the spring of 2008 destroyed the car of an elderly woman and wrote "nasse

    Gates of Vienna

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