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nook


noun

  1. a corner, as in a room.
  2. any secluded or obscure corner.
  3. any small recess: a breakfast nook.
  4. any remote or sheltered spot: a shady nook that was ideal for a picnic.

noun

  1. a corner or narrow recess, as in a room
  2. a secluded or sheltered place; retreat

n.c.1300, noke, of unknown origin. Possibly connected with Norwegian dialectal nokke “hook, bent figure,” or Old English hnecca “neck,” but the sense evolution would be difficult.

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