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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Nature, Outdoor, Household
nooknook /nʊk/ noun [countable]  1 DNDLO literary a small quiet place which is sheltered by a rock, a big tree etc a shady nook2 DHa small space in a corner of a room the table in the breakfast nook3 every nook and cranny
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nookThey looked in vain for a nook that held the batteries.Distant washes, jagged peaks and alluring nooks in remote canyons provide fodder for imagined adventures.I approach a trip to a book nook with the eagerness of a child on an outing to the toy store.a breakfast nookEverything moveable was taken out, every nook and cranny probed.These should be able to find nooks and crannies in which they will be safe.He was in his kitchen nook with the single plug-in electric burner.He backed away towards the nook beside the elevator, where he kept his gun, but the stranger was too quick.The nooks and crannies have been eliminated, and that is no bad thing for policing the store.
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