Definition of Nerks
1. nerk [n] - See also: nerk
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nerks
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Literary usage of Nerks
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Southern Literary Messenger (1849)
"... shall sit astride the nerks of Romans, oppress them with tyrannical laws and rob them by a burdensome taxation of the hard earned fruits of their labors ..."
2. A History of the Earth, and Animated Nature by Oliver Goldsmith (1824)
"These partake ther of the form than the habits of the crane; nd, though furnished with long legs and nerks, raer swim than wade. ..."
3. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"... also used for onions that do not make good bulbs but remain with thick nerks, but generally pronounced and written scullion in tliis country. ..."
4. Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Smith, Horatio Balch Hackett, Ezra Abbot (1872)
"The milk which Jael offered I moone " on the nerks of the camels. It no doubt had Munira (Judg. iv. ..."