Definition of Nacket
1. a light lunch [n -S]
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Literary usage of Nacket
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1. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"A game played by two persons, with bandies, or sticks hooked at the end, and a bit of wood called a nacket. At each end of the ground occupied, ..."
2. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1887)
"Also called a nacket, that which is nacked or knocked. Properly, however, the noot is a ball.of hard wood turned and fitted for the game ; and a nacket is a ..."
3. The Poems of William Dunbar by William Dunbar, Aeneas James George Mackay, George Powell McNeill (1893)
"nacket, O.Fr. ... The word is still used in Banffshire = a girl or boy, as, "He's a gey bit nacket o1 a loonie;" " Sic a bonnie ..."
4. Curiosities of Natural History by Francis Trevelyan Buckland (1882)
"... I inform you that by Wendsday I shall have an African Horse quite nacket * with the Exception of the Tale I believe the first One imported in England. ..."
5. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"A little nacket, one who is small in size, 8. ... nacket, ». 1. A bit of wood, stone, or bone, used at the game of Shinty, 8. 2. A quantity of snuff made . ..."
6. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are ...by John Jamieson by John Jamieson (1818)
"To strike, S. NACHET, nacket, s. 1. An insignificant person. ... one who is small in size, S. nacket,». 1. A bit of wood, stone, or bone, used at the game ..."
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