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Origin of nape
Words nearby nape
Example sentences from the Web for nape
This shadow follows my every move, an uncomfortable chill on the nape of my neck.
His black hair sweeps back from the crest of his high forehead and laps at the nape of his neck; his lips are pursed.Meet Alexandre Desplat, Hollywood’s Master Composer|Andrew Romano|February 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His gray hair curls at the nape, but he is as graceful as he was in 1949, his timing as immaculate.Marty Reisman: The Magical Hustler Who Saved a Classic Game|Harold Evans|December 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Oref—The homefront, although literally, the back of the neck, the nape.
From there, the pain shoots out toward my temple and down to the nape of my neck.
If a man has hired an ox and has crushed its foot or has cut its nape, ox for ox to the owner of the ox he shall render.The Oldest Code of Laws in the World|Hammurabi, King of Babylon
She knew that Harney liked to see its reddish edges ruffled about her forehead and breaking into little rings at the nape.Summer|Edith Wharton
They approached in a friendly manner, “dancing and making many signs of joy, saying in their tongue Nape tondamen assuath.”The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft
In this connexion, I need merely allude to the production of voluptuous sensations by tickling the nape of the neck.The Sexual Life of the Child|Albert Moll
Ajax grabbed him by the nape of the neck and seat of his uniform, nearly ruining one of the epaulets.Watch Yourself Go By|Al. G. Field