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  • n. Plural form of nook.


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  • A glass door beckons and a busy, colorful office, lit up by sunlight in nooks and corners, greets you.

    India's Atul Ruia

  • We must be quite talented at stowing things in nooks and crannies.

    Unpacking Is a Drag

  • With typical competence, the site managers at Kellogg Brown & Root quickly found emergency accommodations for the hotel residents in nooks and crannies throughout the Green Zone.

    Welcome to the Green Zone

  • If it's sand, though, we're already too small; sand is bumpier; our measuring stick bogs down in nooks and crannies.

    Rethinking the Early Shelley

  • They looked behind pillars and pews, in nooks and corners, the old grumbling sexton joining the search.

    A Day on Skates: The Story of a Dutch Picnic

  • Professional writers, found in nooks and recesses of prominent thoroughfares, are interesting personalities.

    Nellie Bly's Book: Around the World in Seventy-Two Days

  • The sweet-flag was just showing its green blades above the water, and here and there, in nooks, there were yellow cowslips reflecting their bright gold faces in the dark water.

    Oldtown Folks

  • Millie’s collection of Santa’s, (many of them purchased during the couple’s extensive travels, and each one with a story about it’s procurement) is artfully arranged in nooks and crannies throughout the rooms.

    2008 December « Becca’s Byline

  • Felt quite pleased with myself last nigiht -- met concourse for a drink at the Lamb and Flag -- one of these Oxford pubs with loads of wee back rooms and nooks, which is fun.


  • "As for myself, Ken," Lord Pelham said, "I would just as soon have one lady on one arm — if the beach and the quay have any coves or caves or secluded nooks, that is."



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