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Nod

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NOD, Gr. contracted a nod to nod, to beckon, a leap a spring to leap, to throb or beat, as the pulse

1. To incline the head with a quick motion, either forward or sidewise, as persons nod in sleep.
2. To bend or incline with a quick motion as nodding plumes.

The nodding verdure of its brow.

3. To be drowsy.

Your predecessors, contrary to other authors, never pleased their readers more than when they were nodding.

4. To make a slight bow also, to beckon with a nod.

NOD, To incline or bend to shake.

NOD, n.

1. A quick declination of the head.

A look or a nod only ought to correct them when they do amiss.

2. A quick declination or inclination.

Like a drunken sailor on a mast, ready with every nod to tumble down.

3. A quick inclination of the head in drowsiness or sleep.
4. A slight obeisance.
5. A command as in L. numen, for nutamen.

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Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. Public Domain. Copy freely.
Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at av1611.com.
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Nod'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/kjd/n/nod.html.

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