from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) The ichneumon.

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  • noun zoology, archaic The ichneumon, or Egyptian mongoose.


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  • I buy prepared Chicken Yassa, a specialty of Senegal, at the weekend market and Vietnamese restaurants serving bo-bun or beef Luc-Lac are as common as MacDonald's; my sons will ask for nems for lunch as easily as a grilled cheese sandwich, just another everyday treat.

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  • And as sure as I am sitting here, couscous, accras and nems have indeed spiced up the French national pantry.

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  • M.J.J. and billy and steve meh favrite celebrty since wuz fiyve and otters hoo nems i furgets. oh, and ceesr milan owns and rules so if ceeling cat furbid hee joins him i wus always a fan jus liek o thees guyz p. s. billeh dyed dayee aftrr i firrst sao hees show

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  • “Chinese” but really Vietnamese restaurants, and vietnamese restaurants that use frozen ‘nems’.

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  • I would love to regale you with tales of drinking a bottle of 1995 Dom Perignon with nems, sooo classy but am feeling a little delicate, and busy, and tired.

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  • Many coot men has to porrow nems of teir neighpours.


  • An elegant space with exposed brick walls and a long banquette, it serves spicy, fragrant dishes like nems, spring rolls stuffed with vermicelli ($6), and thiébou djeun, a popular West African dish with kingfish, jasmine rice, tomato sauce, carrots and cabbage ($15).

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  • Elle vend des produits alimentaires comme les nems, des beignets et des fatayas qu'elle prépare elle-même.

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  • November 4, 2008 at 9:05 am mmm *mowf ful ob emme nems* sabe sum for me, plzkthx. ifinkso teh peanut budder iz being a mostly amerkin tayste, mebbe peeplse (an pinny gigs) frum ovver contrees like TTI (taht’s teeny tiny ingerland) mebbee not haz teh tayst for it.

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  • All that following week, just days before I would return to Phoenix, Jean-Marc and I would rendez-vous for drinks at Le Grillon along Aix’s historic tree-lined Cours Mirabeau and share spring rolls or nems at a Chinese restaurant tucked into a quiet quarter of the city Cézanne once called home.

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